Hapalochilus alticola

Hapalochilus alticola 1Hapalochilus alticola 2

Hapalochilus alticola                                                                                                                                                      photo C. Solimbergo
(Bulbophyllum alticola
taxonomy   described by (Schlechter)  Garay, Leslie Andrew  &  Kittredge, Walter
  published in  Botanical Museum Leaflets  30 ( 3 ) : 186    1986
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily     Epidendroideae
  tribe Malaxideae 
  subtribe Dendrobinae
  genus Hapalochilus (Schlechter) Senghas 1978

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 Papua
  altitude 2400 - 2600 m (7920 - 8580 ft)

climate informations from Mt. Hagen (Western Highlands, Papua)

    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (no winter season, more abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2500 m / 8250 ft) :
    Hapalochilus alticola a gr uk
  photoperiod at Mt. Hagen this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 22 m' to 11 h 38 m'
  life form epyphyte
  brightness partial shade
inflorescence    length 2 cm (0.8"), basal 
  nr flowers
  size single flower 2,5 L 2,5 cm (1" L 1") 
  duration 2 - 3 days 
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 30 days
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