Aerides Lour., Fl. Cochinch. 2 (1790) 525

Subfamily: Epidendroideae

Tribe: Vandeae

Subtribe: Aeridinae

Synonyms: Aeeridium Salisb. , Orxera Raf. , Polytoma Lour. ex Gomes

A genus of c. 30 species; c. 19 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Tropical Asia, Malesia

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Aerides inflexa Teijsm. & Binn. Aerides thibautiana Rchb.f., cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, from Sulawesi Aerides huttonii (Hook.f.) Veitch, drawing by J.J. Smith & Natadipoera

Last updated: 7 February 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera