Aerangis hyaloides

Aerangis hyaloides

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aerangidinae
Genus: Aerangis
Species: Aergs. hyaloides
Binomial name
Aerangis hyaloides
(Rchb. f.) Schltr. 1918

Aerangis hyaloides is an species in the genus Aerangis.


Plant blooms in the winter with six to twenty 1.85 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in Madagascar at elevations of 0 to 1000 meters


Plants are best grown in hanging baskets or mounted and usually require bright filtered light (direct sun can easily burn the leaves) and intermediate to warm temperatures. If mounted, the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in well-drained media such as tree fern fiber (for small plants), coarse fir bark or sphagnum moss.


Common Names: The Glossy Aerangis


  1. Aerangis pumilio Schltr. 1918
  2. Angorchis hyaloides (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  3. *Angraecum hyaloides Rchb. f. 1880

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