Aeranthes setiformis Garay 1972

Photo by Fred Hillerman

Part shade Cool to ColdSpring

Common Name The Bristle-Like Aeranthes

Flower Size

Found in central Madagascar in moss forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with 4 to 7 linear-oblong leaves that blooms in the spring on a 1.2 to 2.8" long, simple to several, shortly basally branched, each mostly single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aeranthes pusilla Schltr..1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 as A pusilla; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Cribb & Bosser 2006; Angraecoid OPrchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Du Puy, Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;

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