Eria biflora

Eria biflora 

Eria biflora                                                                                                                                                                       photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Griffith, William
  published in  Notulae ad Plantas Asiaticas  3 : 302    1851
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Podochileae
  subtribe Eriniinae
  genus Eria  Lindley 1825

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 primary forests in India (Assam), Nepal, Bhutan, Burma (Mergui), Thailand (Doi Pa Kao, Kao Soi Dong, 
    Kao Keo Range, Satul), Laos, Viet Nam, Malaysia (Borneo), Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Sunda Islands)
  altitude 200 - 1650 m  (660 - 5445 ft)

climate informations from Batu (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 900 m / 2970 ft) :
    Eria biflora a gr uk
  photoperiod     in Batu this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 30 m' to 11 h 30 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 1 cm (0.4"), from the upper nodes, the middle and lowers 
  nr flowers 2
  misure single flower  0.7 L 0.6 cm  (0.28" L 0.24")
  duration inflorescencedays
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 6 - 8 days     
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