Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica

Phalaenopsis hyeroglyphica 2

Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica                                                                                                                                   photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Reichenbach F.)  Sweet, Herman Royden
  published in      America Orchid Society Bulletin  38 : 36    1969
  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

humid forests in Malaysia, Philippines (Luzon, Polillo, Palawan, Mindanao, Davao, Agusan)

  altitude 0 - 500 m (0 - 1650 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Puerto Princesa (Palawan, Philippines)
    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 250 m / 825 ft) :
    Phalaenopsis hyeroglyphica b gr uk
  photoperiod in Puerto Princesa this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 38 m', to 11 h 22 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length 15 - 30 cm  (6" - 12"), axillary
  nr flowers 4 - 6
  size single flower  4 L 4 cm  (1.6 L 1.6")
  duration inflorescence90 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 - 80 days
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