Aeranthes tropophila Bosser 1971 Collection Sheet and drawing by Bosser

Part shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Hot Climate Loving

Flower Size

Found in western and northern Madagascar in dry deciduous scrublands and tropical xerophilous forests as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with an short stem enveloped completely by leaf sheaths carrying linear, apically, unequally bilobed, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter on a lateral, single flowered inflorescence.

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References

W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985 drawing ok; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angracoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans & Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the POrchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;

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