Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Aeranthes angustidens H. Perrier (1938)

Geographical origin:

Epiphytic on tree trunks in humid evergreen forests; 700m; Madagascar Eastern forests. 

Culture :
This Aeranthes can be grown mounted or potted, but it needs space for its long spikes which continue to grow up after each flowering.
Its spikes can be one meter long or more, very splender, pendent, with short branches that each ultimately bear 2 or 3 flowers.
It can be confused with Aeranthes ramosa.
Temperate to hot, good air movement, high humidity and low to medium light.


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