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 3. ARID ‘RAIN SHADOW’ 
INLAND PRAIRIE HABITAT

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The habitat temperature levels and minimum and maximum and diurnal variation are also shown. A feature is the consistency of the average temperatures, but the considerable variation in day and night temperatures should be also noted, which cannot be overlooked

ChartObject TEMPERATURES                                    THURSDAY ISLAND AUSTRALIA

Characteristic environmental factors for this habitat zone suggest that a usual temperature range of 15-35oC. can be expected, with a maximum range of 0-43oC.   A diurnal day/night range of 35oC. is widely experienced, the largest variation of all the habitats, with a maximum total temperature differential of 43oC.

 

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