Aerides inflexa Teijsm. & Binn. 1862 SECTION Aerides

Alba Version

Photos by S. S. Yunus

Flower Closeup

Photo by Dr. E.F. de Vogel, courtesy of André Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website


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 ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; AOS Bulletin Vol 62 #6 1993; 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;