Botanical name: Aerides odorata Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Synonyms: Aerides flavida, Aerides nobilis, Aerides cornuta
Fragrant Fox Brush Orchid is a large to giant sized, highly variable, hot to cool growing, tree dwelling orchid, with very stout, drooping, branching stems. The plants carry fleshy, incurved, oblong-ligulate, broad, pale green leaves, round lobed at the tip. It is highly fragrant and blooms on up to 3, sharply pendant, to 60 cm long, many [up to 30] flowered, cylindric inflorescence that arise out of the leaf axils. As developing can be very sticky and giving rise to many, waxy, very fragrant flowers. Fragrant Fox Brush Orchid is found in Himalayas, Western Ghats, Andaman Islands, and SE Asia, in broadleaf, evergreen, lowland forests at elevations of 200-2000 m.
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