Trichoglottis rosea, var. breviracema

Trichoglottis rosea
Trichoglottis rosea, var. breviracema                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy      desribed by    (Lindley) Ames, Oakes
  published in An Enumeration of Philippines Flowering Plants 1 : 440   1925
var. breviracema     desribed by (Hayata) Liu, Tung Shui & Su, Horng Jye
  published in Native Orchids of Taiwan 2 : 326   1977
  family             Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Trichoglottis   Blume 1825
  chromosomes 2n = 38
  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 The Philipines (Luzon : Bataan, Bulacan, Camarines, Laguna, Quezon, Zambales,
    Mindanao: Agusan, Bukidnon, Surigao, Leyte : Panay) and Taiwan
  altitude 26 - 1200 m (86 - 3960 ft)
  climate climate informations from Tacloban (Leyte, Philippines)
    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest 
    (without a winter season, more and abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 600 m / 1980 ft) :
    Trichoglottis rosea b gr uk
  photoperiod in Tacloban this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 45 m' to 11 h 15 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness partial shade
inflorescence      length 1 cm (0.4") axillary
  nr flowers 12 - 15
  size single flower 1,2 L 1,2 cm (0.48" L 0.48" ) - inflorescence 2 L 4 cm (0.8" L 1.6" )
  inflorescence    inflorescence ~ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 80 days
CITES appendix II

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