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Aerides crassifolia

Aerides crassifolia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Aerides
Species: Aer. crassifolia
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aerides crassifolia
Parish & Rchb.f 1874


Aerides crassifolia is an species in the genus Aerides.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with up to fifty 3 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the forest of Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and northeastern Thailand

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently in the summer. Reduce watering in the winter. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Thick-Leafed Aerides

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerides expansum Rchb.f 1882

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