Aeranthes grandiflora

Aeranthes grandiflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Angraecinae
Genus: Aeranthes
Species: Aerth. grandiflora
Binomial name
Aeranthes grandiflora
Lindley 1824

Aeranthes grandiflora is an species in the genus Aeranthes.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with one to two 20 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant. Plant can reblooms off same spike.


Plants are found growing in Comoros Madagascar at elevations of 1200 meters


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require shade and warm temperatures. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers, several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss. Water regularly year round.


Common Names: The Giant-Flowered Aeranthes


  1. Angraecum grandiflorum (Lindl.) auct., 1895
  2. Aeranthes brachycentron Regel, 1890

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