Acanthephippium mantinianum is a species endemic to the island of Luzon in the Philippines. In the wild this terrestrial species is found in dense forest between 500-1500 metres. The inflorescence measures up to 15cm and bears 6 flowers. The flowers are scented and the plant blooms during the autumn.
a species found across South America In the wild this species
inhabits wet rainforest as an epiphyte at elevations between 800 –
1,400 metres. The plant will produce 2-3 inflorescences from the base
of each leaf which bear many tiny flowers. Plants will re-flower from
the same place year after year. The plant mostly blooms during the
Aerangis articulata is a species from Comoros and Madagascar. In the wild this species is an epiphyte on branches of trees from sea level to 2,000 metres. The inflorescences measure 20-45cm and bear up to 24 flowers.The plant blooms during the spring and summer.
Aerangis fastuosa is a species endemic to Madagascar. In the wild this species is found as a twig epiphyte or on branches of small trees within humid, montane forest from 100 to 1500 metres. Inflorescences are short and bear 1-5 flowers. The plant blooms during the winter and has a strong and pleasing scent at dusk.
a species from southern Africa. In the wild this
species is found as an epiphyte or on branches of small trees and
often in moss in riverine forest from 600 to 1800metres elevation.
The inflorescences measure up to 30cm and bear 3-25 flowers. The
plant blooms during the summer or autumn.
a species found
in Thailand and Malaysia.
In the wild thislithophyticspecies gows
amongst rock, in seasonal lowland forests.
The inflorescences bear
flowers. The flowers are long lasting and the plant blooms during thespring.
Amesiella monticola is a species endemic to the Philippines. In the wild this species is found in montane cloud forest between 1800-2200 metres. The inflorescence is short, bears up to three flowers that each measure 6cm across. The flowers are large compared to the size of the plant. The flowers smell like vanilla and the plant usually blooms during the winter..
Anathallis obovata is a species found throughout tropical South and South America. In the wild this species inhabits wet rainforest as an epiphyte and at elevations between 500 and 1,800 metres. The plant will produce inflorescences just below the leaf. The inflorescences bear 2-3 flowers that each measure 0.6cm across. Plants will re-flower from the same place year after year.
Angraecum didieri is an easy to grow Angraecoid from Madagascar. In the wild this species is found growing in eastern rainforests where the rainfall is high. This plant grows well indoors and in an intermediate greenhouse. This species is popular due to the strong fragrance and large flowers which are almost the size of the plant.