Aerides rosea

Aerides rosea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Aerides
Species: Aer. rosea
Binomial name
Aerides rosea
Loddiges ex Lindl. & Paxt. 1851

Aerides rosea is an species in the genus Aerides.


Plant blooms in the summer with twenty to twenty five 3.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing on rocks in the forest of Vietnam, Thailand, Sikkim, Bhutan and Assam at elevations of 300 to 1700 meters


Plants are best grown hung in baskets or mounted and require bright to full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hung 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.


Common Names: The Rose Colored Aerides


  1. Aerides affine var. roseum (Lodd. ex Lindl. & Paxton) C.S.P.Parish 1883
  2. Aerides fieldingi Lodd. ex E. Morren 1876
  3. Aerides fieldingii Jenn. ?
  4. Aerides fieldingii var. album L.Linden 1897
  5. Aerides fieldingii var. williamsii (R.Warner) H.J.Veitch 1891
  6. Aerides roseum f. album (L.Linden) Christenson 1994
  7. Aerides williamsii Warner 1862

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