Arachnis flos-aeris

not yet in bloom
Arachnis flos-aeris     
taxonomy        described by (Linnaeus) Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav 
  published in       Botanisches Centralblatt  28 : 343    1886
  Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily Epidendroideae
  Tribe Vandeae
  Subtribe Aeridinae
  Genus Arachnis Blume 1825
  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 origin

on mangroves or along the rivers of Malaysia (Borneo), Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Bali, Bedung Pacung),

    The Philippines
  altitude 0 - 1400 m (0 - 4200 ft)          
  habitat climate informations from Bali (Java, 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 700 m / 2310 ft) :
    Arachnis flos aeris a gr uk
  photoperiod in Bali this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 34 m' to 11 h 26 m'
  life form epiphyte or litophyte
  brightness     full sun
inflorescence    length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ~ days
CITES appendix II


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