!Erasanthe henrici (Schltr.) P.J.Cribb, Hermans & D.L.Roberts 2007

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Plant and Flower in situ in Madagascar

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Photo by Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Part shadeHotFall Summer

Common Name Henrici's Erasanthe [French Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations around 750 to 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with leathery, 4 to 6 leaves with undulate margins that blooms in the fall on a pendant, 5 to 16" [12 to 40 cm] long, 3 to 6, successively single flowered inflorescence carrying, large pure white flowers.

Synonyms *Aeranthes henricii Schltr. 1925; Aeranthes henricii Schltr. 1925 var isaloensis Perrier ex Hermans; Erasanthe henrici subsp. isaloensis P.J.Cribb, Hermans & D.L.Roberts 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as A henrici var isaloensis; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 as Aeranthes henrici drawing/photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986; A Culture Manual for Angraecoid Orchid Growers Hillerman 1992 as Aeranthes henriciiphoto fide; Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb, Laurent 1992 as Aeranthes henrici drawing hmm/photo good; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchds Pridgeon 1992; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 No 2 1998 as Aeranthes henriciphoto fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 8 2006 photo; Orchids Australia Vol 10 No 4 1998 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 #8 2006 photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006 as Aeranthes henrici; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 photo fide as Aeranthes henrici; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #7 2008 photo fide; AOS Bulletin vol 78 No 8 2009 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #2 2016 photo fide;