Bulbophyllum khaoyaiense

Bulbophyllum Khaoyaiensis 1Bulbophyllum Khaoyaiensis 2

Bulbophyllum khaoyaiense                                                                                                                                            photo C. Solimbergo
(Bulbophyllum tripudians
taxonomy described by Seidenfaden, Gunnar 
  published in      Botanisk Tidsskrift  65 : 342    1970
  Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily Epidendroideae
  Tribe Malaxideae 


  Genus Bulbophyllum  Thouras 1822
  Section Tripudianthes  Seidenfaden 1979
  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 Thailand (Ban Kawng Hê, Doi Sutep, Doi Phu Kha, Nan), Burma, China (Yunnan)
  altitude 960 - 1300 m  (3168 - 4290 ft)            
  habitat climate informations from Nan (Doi Phu Kha National Park, Thailand)
    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 1100 m / 3630 ft) :
    Bulbophyllum khaoyiaiense a gr uk
  photoperiod in Nan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 14 m' to 10 h 46 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness     partial shade
inflorescence     length 16 cm (6.4"), basal 
  nr flowers
  size single flower  1,5 L 1 cm  (0.6" L 0.4") - deep  3,5 cm (1.4") - inflorescence  7 L 6 cm  (2.8" L 2.4") 
  duration inflorescence ~ 20 days 
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 50 days
CITES appendix II


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