Aeranthes aemula Schltr. 1925

Another Angle

Plant & Flowers Photo courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

full Shade HotWarm Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Similar Aeranthes

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in central Madagascar in lichen & mossy forests at elevations of 450 to 2000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 4 to 6, linear to ligulate leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect to spreading, shortly branched, to 16" [to 40 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2006; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide