|Botanical Name||Aerides multiflorum Roxb|
|Distribution||Global-Bangladesh, Bhutan,Laos, Myanmar, Thailand.
India-NW Himalaya, Sikkim, W.Bengal.
|Morphological Description||10-25 cm clothed with dilated equitant leaf sheaths, the rear end is cothed with remnant of leaf sheaths, and from the base it produces many branchlets forming large 30-90 cm diameter clumps. Flowers are 1.2-2cm (measured from sepal to sepal), white freely marked and flushed with pink or purple. Lip 1.2-2x0.8-1cm triangular, convex adnate to the base of the column, the margin erose, the apex acute or blunt.|
|Key Characters||Lip mid-lobe cordate, apex emarginated-truncate, pedicel and ovary less than 1 cm long.|
|Duration of Flowering||NA|
|Spike Length||10-18 cm|
|Special Characters||Complex lip which can obscure the column.|