Spathoglottis affinis

Spathoglottis affinis

Spathoglottis affinis                                                                                                                                               photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by de Vriese, Willem Hendrik
  published in       Illustr. Orch.   t . 15    1854
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Collabieae 
  genus Spatoglottis  Blume 1825 
  chromosomes  2n = 40

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 deciduous or semi-deciduous forests in Burma, Laos, Thailand (Ta Ruang, Chantaburi), Cambodia,
    Viet Nam, China, Malaysia (Malaya, Borneo), Indonesia (Java)
  altitude 100 - 1000 m (330 - 3300 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Kuningan (West Java, Indonesia)
    Köppen climate classification : Am, tropical monsoon climate (a dry season and a wet season very rainy)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 550 m / 1815 ft) :
    Spathoglottis affinis b gr uk
  photoperiod in Kuningan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 28 m' to 11 h 32 m'
  life form geophyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 50 - 55 cm (20" - 22"), basal  
  nr flowers 16 - 18
  size single flower 4 L 4 cm (1.6" L 1.6") - inflorescence 20 L  7 cm (8" L 2.8")
  duration inflorescence20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 - 40 days
CITES appendix II

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