November 17, 2009

Cymbidium Orchids

Orchid Hartinah or Tien Soeharto (Cymbidium hartinahianum) is one type of orchid plants are endemic (only grown in certain areas) of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Orchid species was first discovered in 1976 can be found in the Village District Baniara Daily Tele Samosir regency, North Sumatra. Orchid Tien Soeharto or often referred to as Hartinah Orchid (Cymbidium hartinahianum) is a living orchids merumpun.

Among the Indonesia plant named after Indonesian people is Tien Soeharto Orchid or Orchid Hartinah also called the Latin language called Cymbidium hartinahianum. This orchid was first discovered by Rusdi E Nasution, a researcher from the Herbarium LBN / LIPI Bogor in 1976. When the orchid is not found in the librarian and the collection. Then, by researchers with other researchers JB Comber scientific name hartinahianum Cymbidium orchids which also means Tien Soeharto on its findings.

The naming of this orchid species is a reward for services Tien Soeharto's mother in peranggrekan world development in Indonesia.

Physical characteristics Orchid Hartinah

Orchid Hartinah (Tien Suharto) is one of the orchids merumpun growth. This orchid species like the open space of grass and other plants such as ferns species, PLANTS, and others at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level.

Ribbon-shaped leaves with long tapering ends 50-60 cm. Star-shaped flowers are heavy textured. Leaf petals and leaves almost as large crown, surface greenish-yellow top and bottom surface with brownish yellow on the edges.


Orchid Conservation Hartinah

Orchid Hartinah or Tien Soeharto (Cymbidium hartinahianum) is an endemic plant of North Sumatra that in natural habitats can be found only in North Sumatra alone. Habitat can be found in the Village District Baniara Daily Tele Samosir District (bordering Dairi).

This Hartinah orchids with dozens of other orchids such as the Black Orchid, Orchid Crescent Star and others categorized as a protected plant under Government Regulation No. 7 of 1999. Orchidaceae berfamili so this plant is not allowed to be traded except for the third generation. The third generation of breeding plants that have obtained permission from the authorities, usually BKSD.

Orchid has been able to Hartinah outside breeding habitat. One of them is in bogor botanical garden.


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