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Orchid Species: Aerides rosea

Aerides rosea is an orchid species identified by Lodd. ex Lindl. & Paxton in 1851.
Genus
Aerides (Aer.)
Grex
rosea
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Lodd. ex Lindl. & Paxton
Year
1851
ORIGIN: Occurring in the spring and summer from Vietnam, Thailand, Sikkim, Bhutan and Assam on open rocks and bluffs in evergreen and semideciduous forests at elevations of 300 to 1700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: This is a medium to large sized, hot to cool growing, monopodial epiphyte or lithophyte with clumping pendulous stems carrying several ligulate leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a racemose or rarely branched, 2' [60 cm] long, densly many [20 to 25] flowered inflorescence with fragrant, waxy flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 to 1 1/2 inches [2.5 to 3.75 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Aerides Aer fieldingii Sander, traditional
Add+ Aerides Aer roseum
Add+ Aerides Aer trigona
Add+ Aerides Aer williamsii
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