Arachnis annamensis (Rolfe) J.J. Sm. 1912

Flower Closeup Photos by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt

Common Name The Anaman Arachnis

Flower Size 1 3/5" [4 cm]

Found in Vietnam in evergreen, semi-deciduous and deciduous, dry, lowland forests at elevations of sealevel to 1500 meters as a large sized, scrambling, monopodial, hot to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate stem carrying many, alternate, shortly bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, erect, to 2' [60 cm] long, loosely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnanthe annamensis Rolfe 1905; Arachnis evrardii (Guillaumin) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; Renanthera evrardii Guillaumin 1930

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; The Orchids of Malaya Holtum 1957; The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1987; Die Orchideen lieferung 22 Schlechter/Brieger 1989;

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