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Orchid Species: Aeranthes arachnites

Aeranthes arachnites is an orchid species identified by (Thouars) Lindl. in 1824.
Genus
Aeranthes (Aerth.)
Grex
arachnites
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Thouars) Lindl.
Year
1824
ORIGIN: This small sized, hot growing, epiphytic species is found on the island of Reunion and Madagascar and has a short stem carrying several, ligulate, pale green leaves that are apically, unevenly bilobed and blooms on a to 8 [20 cm] long, pendant, successively single flowered, raceme with a few, fragrant flowers occurring in the summer and fall.

DESCRIPTION: This small sized, hot growing, epiphytic species is found on the island of Reunion and Madagascar and has a short stem carrying several, ligulate, pale green leaves that are apically, unevenly bilobed and blooms on a to 8 [20 cm] long, pendant, successively single flowered, raceme with a few, fragrant flowers occurring in the summer and fall.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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Most awarded/recent cultivars: Aerth. arachnites 'Chaotic' (2000)
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