Aerides lawrencea

Aerides lawrencea.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Aerides
Species: Aer. lawrencea
Binomial name
Aerides lawrencea
Rchb.f. 1883

Aerides lawrencea is an species in the genus Aerides.

Description[edit | edit source]

Plant blooms from spring to summer with many flowers.

Distribution[edit | edit source]

Plants are found growing in the Philippines

Culture[edit | edit source]

Plants are best grown hung in baskets or mounted and require bright to full sunlight and intermediate to warm temperatures. If hung the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss. Plants are best mounted.

Naming[edit | edit source]

Common Names: Lawrence's Aerides

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

  1. Aerides sanderiana Rchb.f., 1884.
  2. Aerides lawrenceae var. amesiana Sander ex Kraenzl., 1891.
  3. Aerides lawrenceae var. sandersiana (Rchb.f.) Sander ex Kraenzl. in H.G.Reichenbach, 1892.
  4. Aerides lawrenceae var. fortichii Ames & Quisumb., 1935.
  5. Aerides lawrenceae var. punctata Ames & Quisumb., 1935.
  6. Aerides lawrenceae f. fortichii (Ames & Quisumb.) M.Wolff & O.Gruss, 2007.
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