Sarcoglyphis comberi

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Sarcoglyphis comberi                                                                                                                                                       photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (JJ Wood) Wood, Jeffrey James 
  published in        Orchid Review  95 ( 1123 ) ) : 167    1987
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Sarcoglyphys  Garay 1972
  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 primary forests in West Indonesia (Java, Gunung Halimun, Sukabremi, Bogor, Jawa)
    rare plant in the wild
  altitude ≈ 900 m (2970 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Bogor (West Java,Indonesia)
    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 900 m / 2970 ft) :
    Sarcoglyphys comberi b gr uk
  photoperiod in Bogor this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 25 m' to 11 h 35 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade to low
inflorescence     length 30 - 40 cm (12" - 16"), axillary
  nr flowers 120 - 180
  size single flower 1.3 L 1.3 cm (0.52" L 0.52") - inflorescence 18 L 4 cm (7.2" L 1.6")
  duration inflorescence  ≈ 40 - 50 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 180 days  
CITES appendix II


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