Sabtu, 11 Juli 2009

Vanda tricolor var suavis, the spot that enchain

Originally, In the year 1847, John Lindley, a botanis powerful berkebangsaan describe your English has a name diberinya the orchid Vanda tricolor. A year later, in 1849, namely, Lindley describe your back a Vanda orchid deems that differ with Vanda tricolor. Vanda is then described by Lindley as Vanda suavis. Some experts regard Vanda reddish purple and white this as one of the varieties of Vanda tricolor with Vanda name tricolor var suavis, but that separated them into the type of solitary Vanda suavis. Suavis name means sweet or fun. The name is given because the interest rates that have shape, color and unique fragrance that "sweet". However, at this time to name Vanda tricolor var suavis eventually became the official name recorded in Kew Gardens.

Equality of the body with Vanda tricolor other varieties do not doubt. The difference only appears in some form of color and detail of organs interest. Globe-shaped stem, long and strong, high achieving 2 m. Ribbon-shaped leaves with slightly curved tip of leaf-shaped rompang sharp-cornered. Flower stem length of 25-40 cm 12-15 prop flower bud emerging from the leaf axilla. Individual flowers can be up to 9 cm diameter. Compared with the tricolor varieties, var suavis has a longer flower stem so that the interest rates are also much more. Basic white flowers with The speck-The speck of purple and reddish fragrant. This fragrant aroma also seems to be influenced by the height where it is kept. in land lower 200-300 m dpl, aroma smell not feel strong, with different filed high the smell can smeled strong. From observations made, it appeared that the optimum conditions, this can Vanda blooming continuously throughout the year with a rise time long enough that is 20-24 days.

Care for orchids is quite easy and quite stubborn. can use the media tuber fern, charcoal, wood. Often enough even with stay on a large tree trunk. The key to the control that area is quite humid the root and the smooth flow of aerasi. The preferred light intensity between 50-75%. Light intensity above 80% can cause the surface of the leaf colors become even burn and leaf growth becomes shorter, but the number of bunches of flowers generally issued more and more often flowering. Fertilization through both roots and leaves are highly recommended, using either liquid natural fertilizers such as cow urine which has fermentation well with fertilizers and chemicals.

Similarly, with the orchid Vanda tricolor other varieties, the spot is generally growing at both the height of 800-1700 m dpl, the forests are quite open. But it was also able to adapt well in the low 200-300 m dpl, with flowering and can be perfect. This plant originated from West Java to Bali, there are even reports that this species is also found in Laos. Vanda is often used as parent silangan to form spot-spot purple, reddish purple on the labellum, fragrant aroma, a long stem flower bud and the number of lots in the hybrid offspring. Efforts to cross well with other species in the genus and one genus with many others have done. For example, with Phalaenopsis and Renanthera. No longer said in evasion, that it remains to be excellent the Hobie collectors and orchid species. Therefore, efforts both generative and vegetative very important in its function to control hunting in this wild orchid habitat that is increasingly rare. Even in the southern slopes of Mount Merapi (relocation outside the area), it is the amount not more than count fingers only. When there is no real action, this extinction orchid habitat in only a matter of time only.

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