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Orchid Species: Aerides crassifolia

Aerides crassifolia is an orchid species identified by C.S.P.Parish ex Burb. in 1873.
Genus
Aerides (Aer.)
Grex
crassifolia
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
C.S.P.Parish ex Burb.
Year
1873
ORIGIN: A small to medium sized, cool to hot growing, monopodial epiphyte from peninsular Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and northeastern Thailand in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests at elevations of sea-level to 1300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A small to medium sized, cool to hot growing, monopodial epiphyte from peninsular Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and northeastern Thailand in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests at elevations of sea-level to 1300 meters with a erect stem carrying 8, oblong-ligulate, rigid, thick, olive green leaves that are bilobed apically that blooms in spring and summer with up to 50 fragrant, long-lived flowers on an arching to pendant, 5 to 12 [12.5 to 30 cm] long raceme.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/4 inch [3 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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