Vanda suavis

Vanda suavis

Vanda suavis                                                                                                                                                                    photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in        The Gardners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette  351    1848
  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 forests in Laos, Indonesia (Java, Yogyakarta, Merapi, Mt. Kawi, Asah Munduk, Jambean, Sukanegara, 
    Purwodadi, Jabung, Bali Sidemen forest, Apuan forest, Lake Bratan)
  altitude 100 - 1200  m (330 - 3960 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Banyuwangi (Sidemen forest, Bali, Indonesia)

Köppen climate classification : Aw, tropical savanna climate (with a dry season and a rainy season)

    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 650 m / 2145 ft) :
    Vanda suavis b gr uk
  photoperiod in Banyuwangi this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 32 m' to 11 h 28 m'
  life form epiphyte, lithophyte or geophyte
  brightness    sunny
inflorescence     length 30 cm (12"), axillary
  nr flowers 8 - 10, fragrants
  size single flower  6.5 L 4.5 cm  (2.6" L 1.8") - inflorescence  30 L 12 cm  (12" L 4.8")
  duration inflorescence60 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 50 days 
CITES appendix II


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