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Aerides multiflora

Aerides multiflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Aerides
Species: Aer. multiflora
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aerides multiflora
Roxbury 1823


351px-Aerides multiflora (as Aerides affinis) - Curtis' 70 (N.S. 17) pl. 4049 (1844)

Aerides multiflora is an species in the genus Aerides.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with up to fifty 2.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the forest of Assam, Bangladesh, Eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, western Himalayas, Andaman Islands, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and cool to 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.

VarietiesEdit

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Aerides multiflora 1 Aerides multiflora variant Sepals and petals are white with magenta, lip is magenta

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Multi-Flowered Aerides

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerides affinis Wall 1833
  2. Aerides godefroyana Rchb.f 1886
  3. Aerides lobbii Hort. ex Lem. 1868
  4. Aerides trigona Klotsch 1855
  5. Aerides veitchi De Puydt ?
  6. Aerides veitchi R.H. Torr. ex E. Morren 1876
  7. Cleisostoma vacherotiana Guillaumin 1948
  8. Epidendrum geniculatum Hook.f. 1890

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