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Aerangis articulata

Aerangis articulata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aerangidinae
Genus: Aerangis
Species: Aergs. articulata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aerangis articulata
[Rchb.f] Schlechter 1914


Aerangis articulata is an species in the genus Aerangis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with eighteen 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of jasmine.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on tree trunks in Madagascar and the Comoros Islands at elevations of 0 to 2000 meters.

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants),several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Articulated Aerangis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerangis venusta Schltr. 1918
  2. Aerangis calligera (Rchb.f.) Garay 1974
  3. Angorchis articulata (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  4. *Angraecum articulatum Rchb.f 1872
  5. Angraecum calligerum Rchb.f. 1887
  6. Angraecum descendens Rchb.f 1882
  7. Rhaphidorhynchus articulatus (Rchb. f.) Poiss. 1912

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