Aeranthes grandiflora



Species:
Genus: Aeranthes
Sub Family: Epidendroideae
Family: Orchidaceae
Order: Asparagales
Class: Liliopsida
Subtribe:
Tribe:
Division: Magnoliophyta
Kingdom: Plantae

Description

This genus consists of approximately 30 species. This orchid species grows in the form of epiphytes with a very short stem or no stem at all. Pendan-shaped flowers form with one or a few large flowers that sometimes transparent

Uneven

Distributed in the Islands of Madagascar, Comoros and Mascarene and two orchid species from the African continent.

Description

Species: Aeranthes adenopoda (Madagascar).
Aeranthes aemula (N. Madagascar).
Aeranthes africana (Zimbabwe - Vuma Mts.).
Aeranthes albidiflora (Madagascar).
Aeranthes ambrensis (N. Madagascar).
Aeranthes angustidens (NE. Madagascar).

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