Aerides inflexa Teijsm. & Binn. 1862

Alba Version Photo courtesy of S. S. Yunus

Flower Closeup Photos courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Common Name The Bent Aerides

Flower Size 1 1/4" [3 cm]

Found in Sulawesi, Borneo and on the west coast of Luzon within the Philippines as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an upright to semipendulous stem carrying strap-shaped, arching, unequally bilobed leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an axillary, arching to subarching, to 8.4" [21 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with up to 21, long-lasting, fragrant flowers

Synonyms Aerides bernhardianum Rchb.f. 1885

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A to Z of SE Asian Orchids O'Byrne 2001; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;

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