Phalaenopsis violacea

Phalaenopsis bellina 

Phalaenopsis violacea                                                                                                                                                    photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Teijsmann, Johannes Elias  &  Binnendij, Simon
  published in       Natuurkunding Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch-Indië  24 : 320    1862
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe  Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus  Phalaenopsis  Blume 1825
  chromosomes  2n = 38
  metabolism  CAM pathway, stomata of the leaves are open at night.
    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origins rainforests, swampy areas in Malaysia (Borneo, Perak, Changkat Long, Bidor), Indonesia (Sumatra, Java)
  altitude ≈ 150 m (495 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Singojuruh (East Java, Indonesia)
    Köppen climate classification : Aw, tropical savanna climate (with a dry season and a rainy season)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 150 m / 500 ft) :
    Phalaenopsis violacea b gr uk
  photoperiod in Singojuruh this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 33 m' to 11 h 27 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length 10 - 12 cm  (4" - 4.8"), axillary
  nr flowers 6 - 8 year, fragrants
  size single flower  5 L 5 cm  (2" L 2")
  duration single flower ≈ 30 - inflorescence, ≈ 90 days
  time 30 days to bloom from birth - for years is flourishing from the same stem  
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