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Fox Brush Orchid (Aerides maculosa) Fox Brush Orchid is a dwarf orchid species with crystalline pink, spotted magenta, fragrant flowers to 2cm. The spikes are arching to pendulous, to about 25cm long with many flowers. They occur mainly in Asia : the Indian subcontinent, Nepal, Southern China, SE Asia, the Philippines, New Guinea. They form pendulous racemes with many fragrant, long-lasting, waxy flowers, in white, (rarely) yellow, purple or pink colors, with a forward facing spur, growing on stout many-leaved stems from the leaf axils. The leaves grow distichously (in two vertical rows) The leaf margins are bilobed, while the apex is emarginate. Aerides maculosa,Geotagged,India Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Fox Brush Orchid (Aerides maculosa)

Fox Brush Orchid is a dwarf orchid species with crystalline pink, spotted magenta, fragrant flowers to 2cm. The spikes are arching to pendulous, to about 25cm long with many flowers. They occur mainly in Asia : the Indian subcontinent, Nepal, Southern China, SE Asia, the Philippines, New Guinea. They form pendulous racemes with many fragrant, long-lasting, waxy flowers, in white, (rarely) yellow, purple or pink colors, with a forward facing spur, growing on stout many-leaved stems from the leaf axils. The leaves grow distichously (in two vertical rows) The leaf margins are bilobed, while the apex is emarginate.

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  1. Interesting that Wikipedia mentions its endemic to India. Beautiful find! Posted 2 years ago

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''Aerides maculosa'' is a species of orchid endemic to India. The epithet "''maculosa''" means "spotted," in reference to the colored spots on the tepals.

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Uploaded Apr 29, 2018. Captured in Unnamed Road, Aaghai, Maharashtra 421303, India.