Aeranthes arachnites

Aeranthes arachnites - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Aeranthes arachnites grows on Reunion and Madagascar. It is hot growing and fragrant, and blooms successively. The genus Aeranthes (Aerth) contains 30 species on the islands of Madagascar, Comoros, and Mascarene and Africa. They grow in shady, humid, well watered locations.