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Aerangis luteoalba

Aerangis luteo-alba var. rhodosticta
Aerangis luteo-alba var. rhodosticta [Kraenzl.] J. Stewart 1979

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


Aerangis luteoalba is an species in the genus Aerangis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with many 2.5 to 3.1 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on small twigs and trees in the riverine forest of Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Zaire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda at elevations of 1250 to 2200 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require moderate lighting and warm temperatures. If grown mounted or in a hanging basket, the roots must be watered frequently in the summer and reduce watering in the winter. 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. Plant prefers a humid environment.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Beige Aerangis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerangis albido-rubra [DeWild]Schlecter 1918
  2. Aerangis rhodistica [Krzl]Schlechter 1918
  3. Angorchis rhodosticta (Kraenzl.) Kuntze 1903
  4. Angraecum albidorubrum De Wild. 1916
  5. Angraecum luteo-album Kraenzl. 1895
  6. Angraecum mirabilis Hort. ?
  7. *Angraecum rhodisticum Kraenzel 1899
  8. Rhaphidorhynchus luteo-albus (Kraenzl.) Finet 1907

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