Sarcochilus hartmannii

Sarcochilus hartmanii

Sarcochilus hartmannii                                                                                                                                                   photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by von Mueller, Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich
  published in       Fragmenta Pytographiæ Australiæ   8 : 248    1874
  family Orchidaceae 
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus  Sarcochilus  R.Brown 1810
  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 eucalypt forests in Australia (Lismore, northern New South Wales from Richmond-Tweed River, Clarence,
    Murwillumbah to Gympie, south-east Queensland)
  altitude 500 - 1000 m (1650 - 3300 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Murwillumbah (New South Wales, Australia)
    Köppen climate classification : Cfa, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with very hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 750 m / 2500 ft) :
    Sarcochilus hartmannii b gr uk
  photoperiod in Murwillumbah this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 53 m' to 10 h 07 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 18 - 23 cm (7.2" - 9.2"), axillary
  nr flowers 14 - 16
  size single flower 3 L 3 cm (1.2" L 1.2") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence50 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 - 70 days 
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