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Orchid Species: Aerides arachnites

Kew currently accepted name is Thrixspermum centipeda

Aerides arachnites is an orchid species identified by (Blume) Lindl. in 1833. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Thrixspermum centipeda.
Genus
Aerides (Aer.)
Grex
arachnites
Parents
Species
Author
(Blume) Lindl.
Year
1833
ORIGIN: Found in Guangxi, Hainan and Yunnan provinces of China, Hong Kong, the eastern Himalayas, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Penninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sulawesi, Sumatra and the Philippines in broadleaf, evergreen, semi-deciduous and deciduous, dry, lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of 300 to 1300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with erect, elliptic [in crosscut], rooting along the length stem carrying thick, fleshy, elliptic, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a to 14 [.4 meter] long, pendant, strongly flattened towards the apex inflorescence with 2 ranked rows of persistent floral bracts from which arise nicely fragrant flowers that last 2 to 3 days.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Thrixspermum Tx centipeda 1790 Lour.
Add+ Aerides Aer flos-aeris 1800 Sw.
Add+ Dendrocolla Dendrocolla arachnites 1825 Blume
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco arachnites 1863 (Blume) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco auriferus 1863 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco hainanensis 1896 Rolfe
Add+ Thrixspermum Tx arachnites 1868 (Blume) Rchb.f.
Add+ Thrixspermum Tx auriferum 1868 (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Thrixspermum Tx hainanense 1911 (Rolfe) Schltr.
Add+ Thrixspermum Tx papillosum 1929 Carr
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco centipeda 1880 (Lour.) Náves in F.M.Blanco
Add+ Dendrobium Den auriferum 1830 Lindl.
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco aurifer 1863 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Epidendrum Epi thrixspermum 1797 Raeusch.
Add+ Vanda V pauciflora 1829 Breda
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