Aeranthes tenella var. borbonica Bosser, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 11: 36 (1989).
This variety differs from Aeranthes tenella by the curious way that the inflorescences are borne on short branches in bundles of 2-10, and by the peduncles that are shorter than the leaves with more nodes. The leaves and flowers are very similar to those of Aeranthes tenella from Madagascar.
Epiphyte in humid forest; 400-700 m; flowering in March and December.
WCSP (2017). 'World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 21.01-2017; http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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