Vanda lamellata, var remediosae

Vanda lamellata

Vanda lamellata var. remediosae                                                                                                                          photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in       Edwards's Botanical Register  24 ( misc. ) : 66 , f . 125    1838
var. remediosae     descritta da Ames, Oakes  &  Quisumbing y Argüelles, Eduard
  pubblicata in Philippine Journal of Science  52 : 461    1933
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Vanda  (R Brown) Jones 1820
  cromosomi 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 forests on sea beach edge in Japan (Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands), Taiwan, The Philippines (Camiguin, 
    Calayan Island, Busvangab Island mangroves forest)
  altitude 0 - 800 m (0 - 2640 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Calayan (Eastern Visayas, Philippines)
    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 400 m / 1320 ft) :
    Vanda lamellata b gr uk
  photoperiod in Calayan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 17 m' to 10 h 43 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness      full sun
inflorescence     length 18 - 22 cm (7.2" - 8.8"), axillary
  nr flowers 5 - 6, fragrants
  size single flower  3.5 L 3.5 cm  (1.4" L 1.4") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence50 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days
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