Epigeneium treacherianum

Epigeneium treacherianum 

Epigeneium treacherianum                                                                                                                                            photo C. Solimbergo
(Epigeneium lyonii) 
taxonomy described by (Reichenbach f. ex Hooker f.) Summerhayes, Victor Samuel
  published in  Kew Bulletin  265    1957
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Malaxideae 
  subtribe Dendrobiinae
  genus Epigenium  Gagnep 1932

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, on large branches in Malaysia (Borneo, Kalimantan, Sabah, Sarawak) and
    The Philippines (Luzon, Samar, Bataan, Kalinga-payao, Laguna, Rizal
  altitude 100 - 400 m  (330 - 1320 ft) in Borneo  ;  600 - 1200 m  (1980 - 3960 ft) The Philippines

climate informations from Tambunan (Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia)

    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 250 m / 825 ft) :
    Epigeneium treacherianum a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Tambunan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 22 m' to 11 h 38 m'
  life form epiphyte 
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 70 cm (28") 
  nr flowers 16, fragrants 
  size single flower 8 L 8 cm (3.2" L 3.2") - inflorescence 40 L 15 cm (10" L 6") 
  duration inflorescence ≈ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days  
CITES appendix II


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