Phalaenopsis pallens

Phalaenopsis pallens 

Phalaenopsis pallens                                                                                                                                                      photo  C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Reichenbach f.)  Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in      Annales Botanices Systematicae  6 : 932    1864
  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 The Philippines (Manila, Palawan near Puerto Princesa, Bataan, Lonao River, Mt. Mariveles,
    Mindanao, Bukidnon)
  altitude 0 - 457 m (0 - 1508 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Manila (Manila, Philippines)
    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (without a winter season, more and abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 250 m / 835 ft) :
    Phalaenopsis pallens b gr uk
  photoperiod  in Manila this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 57 m' to 11 h 03 m' 
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length 6 - 8 cm  (2.4" - 3.2"), axillary
  nr flowers 1 - 3
  size single flower  4.5 L 4 cm  (1.8" L 1.6") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence70 - 90 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 40 - 50 days
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