Aerides leeana

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Aerides leeana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Genus: Aerides
Species: A. leeana
Binomial name
Aerides leeana
Rchb.f.[2]
Synonyms[3]
  • Aerides jarckiana Schltr.
  • Saccolabium semiclausum Kraenzl.
  • Aerides recurvipes J.J.Sm.
  • Aerides jarckiana var. smithii Ames & Quisumb.
  • Aerides jarckiana f. alba Valmayor & D.Tiu

Aerides leeana is a species of plant in the Orchidaceae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.[3] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Growing in brightly lit environments at low altitude, found in the provinces of Bataan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Cavite, Quezon and Rizal in the island of Luzon in the Philippines, Aerides leeana is erect 35 cm tall, and monopodial, it sometimes becomes pendulous.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Agoo, E.M.G.; Cootes, J.; Golamco, A. Jr.; de Vogel, E.F. & Tiu, D. (2004). "Aerides leeanum". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T46293A11042823. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T46293A11042823.en. Retrieved 18 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Plant Name Details for Aerides leeana" (HTML). International Plant Names Index (IPNI). International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families