Eulophia andamanensis

Eulophia andanamensis 

Eulophia andamanensis                                                                                                                                                   photo C. Solimbero
taxonomy descibed by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in      Flora  55 : 276    1872
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Eulophiinae
  genus Eulophia  R.Brown & Lindley  1823

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 in sandy soils, open grasslands and scrubland, with pronunced dry season, in India (Andaman Islands)
Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam (Ninh Thuan), Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra)
  altitude 0 - 100 m  (0 - 330 ft)

climate informations from Port Blair (Andamane Islands, India)

    Köppen climate classification : Am, tropical monsoon climate (a dry season and a wet season very rainy)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 50 m / 165 ft) :
    Eulophia andanamensis a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Port Blair this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 45 m' to 11 h 15 m'
  life form geophyte
  brigthness    sunny to full sun
inflorescence     length 90 - 105 cm  (36" - 42"), basal  
  nr flowers 30 - 37
  size single flower  2.5 L 3 cm  (1" L 1.2") - inflorescence  90 L 5 cm (36" L 2")
  duration inflorescence30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days        
CITES appendix II


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