Kamis, 16 Juli 2009

Macodes petola - Jewel Orchid - beautiful orchid

Macodes petola - Jewel Orchid - Anggrek Kiaksara


Beautiful orchid, i love this kind of flower, so uni q. Lot of people in may country have this kind of orchid. If you come to Indonesia, You will find this orchid very easy, so don't wait again.

Macodes petola (Blume) Lindl. Was first described by C.L. Blume as Neottia petola in the year 1825 based on the binomial system for naming Rumphius' Folium petolatum '.

This plant is the Family Orchidaceae, with the name of the genus Macodes. Genus of macodes there are seven species that spread from Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea and Vanuatu. This plant is found in altitude from 100 to 800 meters above sea level, rain forest area partly closed shade trees and plants grow on the former or the wet humus and soil with good drainage.

Macodes petola - Jewel Orchid - Anggrek Kiaksara, Beautiful Orchid, Bunga cantik
It is not like other orchids enjoyed the beautiful flowers but the leaves. Species of this genus, along with the genera-genera that have colored leaves such as Anoectochilus, Eucosia and Goodyera called "Jewel orchids." Can be seen that the green leaves a little dark purple, has a fiber-longitudinal muscle of gold shimmer (inflorescence) and velvet-like surface.

It requires a high air humidity, 50% or more. Media should be moist enough but not mean the media is too wet because will with such problems due to bacteria and fungi and the roots decay. Bathroom with a good exchange of air and no direct sunlight is a combination of both. If you do not place near a window that can bring moisture from the outside. In the cup pot can be placed stones to create a buffer so that the water out of the pot can put in the cup and then when create humid conditions without fear of plant root rot. Do not let the media to dry, required the media moist at all times. Due to the need for light, make sure it is not exposed to direct sunlight because it will burn the leaves, leaves.

Anggrek Kiaksara, Vanda celebica, Anggrek cantik, langka, Bunga Unik


Anggrek Kiaksara protected by this Government Regulation of Republic Indonesia, No.. 7 / 1999, Date 27 January 1999.

Synonyms Anoectochilus petola (Blume) Hereman 1868; Anoectochilus veitchianus Blume 1859; Argyrorchis javanica Blume 1859; Haemaria argyroneura Miq. 1864; Macodes argyroneura (Miq.) Rolfe 1896; Macodes javanica (Blume) Hook.f. 1889; Macodes Robusta J.J.Sm. 1921; * Neottia petola Bl 1825; Rhomboda confusa Ormerod 1995; Spiranthes petola (Blume) Hassk. 1844

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