Staurochilus fasciatus

Trichoglottis fasciata

Staurochilus fasciatus                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Ridley, Henry Nicholas
  published in        Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany  32 : 351    1896
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Staurochilus  (Pfitzer)  Ridley 1900
  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 deciduous or semi-deciduous forest in Thailand, Laos, Viet Nam (Dak Lak, Kon Tum, Quang Binh, Tay Ninh),
    Malaysia (Sarawak), Indonesia (Sumatra), The Philippines
  altitude 13 - 1200 m  (43 - 3960 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Kon Tum (Kon Tum, Viet Nam)
    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 600 m/ 1980 ft) :
    Staurochilus fasciatus b gr uk
  photoperiod in Kon Tum 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    partial shade
inflorescence     length 10 - 13 cm (4" - 5.2"), axillary
  nr flowers 4 - 5, one at a time, fragrants
  size single flower  5 L 4,5 cm  (2" L 1.8") - inflorescence  10 L 8 cm  (4" L 3.2")
  duration inflorescence60 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 120 - 150 days  
CITES appendix II

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