Vanda hindsii


Vanda hindsii                                                                                                                               photo  Z
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in      Hooker' s Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany  2 : 237    1843
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Vanda  (R Brown)  Jones 1820
  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 on tall trees in Australia (Queensland, Cape York, Massey Creek Peninsula), Papua (Garaina, Morobe,
    Kaiser Wilhelmsland, Tukote, Wau, Enga, Kenejia River forest, Baiyer River, Pomio, Aitape, Madang,  
    Dischore Range, New Georgia Island, Kenejia River), Solomon, (Bouganville, Gaudalcanal, Siwai)
  altitude 150 - 1128 m  (495 - 3722 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Builyan (Queensland, 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 640 m / 2110 ft) :
    Vanda hindsii b gr uk
  photoperiod in Builyan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 37 m' to 10 h 23 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brigthness    sunny 
inflorescence     length 15 cm (6"), axillary
  nr flowers 4 - 6, fragrants
  size single flower  4 L 4 cm  (1.6 L 1.6"), inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescencedays
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days 
CITES appendix II


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