Sunday, August 1, 2010

The Black orchid

Black Orchid (Coelogyne Pandurata) is a species of orchid that only grows on the island of Borneo. Black orchid flora is the mascot of East Kalimantan province.

Today, black orchid native habitat has decreased quite a large amount because the shrinking of forest area in Kalimantan, but could still be found in the nature reserve Luway grit in very small amounts. It is estimated that greater numbers in the hands of the collector of orchids.

Characteristics of Plants

Named the black orchid because it has a tongue orchids (labellum) is black with little stripes of green and hairy. Sepals and petals light green. Its flower is fragrant and usually bloom in March until June.

Orchid black orchid is included in group simpodial with swollen bulb forms at the bottom and leaves protruding above it. Each bulb has only two leaves only. The leaves are similar to their own glimpse of young coconut leaves on the shoots.


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