Aeranthes parvula Schltr. 1913

Side View

Photos by Gilles Gruenwald and The Orchid Forum Website

Deep shade Hot LATERSummer EARLIERFall

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 growing epiphyte with 6 to 7 linear leaves that blooms in the later summer and earlier fall on a erect, 5.6" [14 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence


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; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide;