Aerides flabellatum is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Vanda flabellata.
ORIGIN: Found in Thailand, Myanmar and Yunnan China at forests edges or sparse woods as a small to just medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphytic species at elevations of 300 to 1700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A small to just medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphytic species at elevations of 300 to 1700 meters that requires partial sun and has a shorter stem carrying many, lorate, curved, keeled, bilobed apically leaves and blooms with a 4 to 10 [10 to 25 cm] long, pendant, lax inflorescence with 3 to 15, fragrant flowers occurring in the spring.
FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 inch [2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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