The following focuses on plant habitats, and in particular how they affect orchid culture in this country. One facet of natural habitats for most of the orchids grown in this country is significantly different from the conditions naturally experienced here, and this will be highlighted, together with other significant aspects.

HABITAT 2. THE FOOTHILL 
MONSOON FOREST HABITAT

Rainfall

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2. THE FOOTHILL 

MONSOON FOREST HABITAT
Rainfall

Rainfall is dominated by the summer monsoon, which can occur from early summer to autumn. In two habitats, one in Sikkim India and the other in Burma, at different altitudes, the majority of rain can be seen to fall over the summer months the actual period dependent on the timing of the arrival of the monsoonal conditions.

ChartObject MONTHLY RAINFALL PER MONTH              SIKIM NORTH INDIA & BURMA

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