Acampe papillosa

x56052p Acampe papillosa 

Acampe papillosa                                                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimergo
taxonomy        described by      Lindley, John
published in     Folia Orchidacea . Acampe 2    april 1853
  Family  Orchidaceae 
  Subfamily  Epidendroideae 
  Tribe  Vandeae
  Subtribe Aeridinae
  Genus Acampe Lindley 1853
  chromosomes 2n = 36, 38, 72
  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 Bangladesh, India (Relli, Najok-Kalimpong, Rambi, Kalijjhora forest, Kerseong, Sevoke, Siluiguri), Bhutan,  
    Nepal, Burma, Laos, Thailand (Ob Luang, Uttaradit, Fak Tha), Viet Nam (Dak Lak), China (Hainan, Xizang Zizhiqu)
  altitude 140 - 900 m (462 - 2970 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Uttaradit (Uttaradit, 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 500 m / 1650 ft) :
    Acampe papillosa b gr uk
  photoperiod in Uttaradit this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 10 m' to 12 h 50 m'
  life form epiphyte 
  brightness      sunny
inflorescence    length   1.5  cm,  (4.2") axillary
  nr flowers  4 - 8, fragrants
  size  single flower  1 L 0.7 cm  (0.4" L 0.28") - inflorescence  3 L 3 cm  (1.2" L 1.2")
  duration inflorescence 60 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 50 - 60 days
CITES appendix II


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