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Aerangis hyaloides

Aerangis hyaloides

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


Aerangis hyaloides is an species in the genus Aerangis.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Glossy Aerangis

SynonymsEdit

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

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