Aeranthes parvula Schltr. 1913 Photo by Phillip J Cribb and The Royal Botanical Garden Kew and The Arkive Website

Deep shade HotWarm Summer

Common Name The Small Flowered Aeranthes

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in northern Madagascar on Tamarind trees at elevations around 200 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 6 to 7 linear leaves that blooms in the summer on a erect, 5.6" [14 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing good; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2006; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Cribb 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermasn 2009