Vanda coerulescens

Vanda coerulescens

Vanda coerulescens                                                                                                                                                            photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Griffith, William
  published in        Notulae ad Plantas Asiaticas  3 : 352 , pl . 331    1851
  family Orchidaceae


  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Vanda (R Brown)  Jones 1820 
  chromosomes  2n = 38 - 40
  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 India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam), Burma, Thailand, China (Yunnan)
  altitude 300 - 1500 m (990 - 4950 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Raipur (Assam, India)
    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 900 m / 2970 ft) :
    Vanda coerulescens b gr uk
  photoperiod in Raipur this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 24 m' to 10 h 36m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness     sunny
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ~ days
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