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Aerides flabellata

Aerides flabellata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Aerides
Species: Aer. flabellata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aerides flabellata
Rolfe ex Downey 1925


Aerides flabellata is an species in the genus Aerides.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with three to fifteen 2 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the secondary forest of Thailand and Yunnan China at elevations of 600 to 1100 meters

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. 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. Plants are best mounted.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Fan-Shaped Aerides

SynonymsEdit

  1. Vanda flabellata (Rolfe ex Downie) Christenson 1985

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