Aeranthes neoperrieri Toill.-Gen., Ursch & Bosser 1960 Photo by Fred Hillerman

Another Flower Photo by Diana and The Russian Orchid Forum Website

Common Name Perrier's New Aeranthes [French Botanist in Madagascar 1900's]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in the east northeastern Madagascar in tropial rain forests as a small sized epiphyte with dark green, strongly bilobed apically, conspicuously ribbed, rather leathery, stiff leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a pendent, 60" [150 cm] long, often branching, successively few, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 drawing/photo fide; A Culture Manual for Angraecoid Orchid Growers Hillerman 1992 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009