Aeranthes strangulata Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895

Another Flower

Side View Of Flower Photos courtesy of Brian O'Brien

Full shade Warm To CoolLATER Summer

Common Name The ? Aeranthes

Flower Size

Found in south central Madagascar and Reunion in humid, evergreen, montane forests at elevations of 1400 to 2000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 3 to 8, linear, v-shaped in cross-section leaves that blooms in the later summer on n erect to ascending, simple to 2 branched, rigid, to 8" [to 20 cm] long inflorescence enveloped by pale bracts.

Synonyms Aeranthes erectiflora Senghas 1987; Aeranthes longipes Schltr. 1925; Aeranthes rigidula Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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