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Aerangis macrocentra

Aerangis macrocentra

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aerangidinae
Genus: Aerangis
Species: Aergs. macrocentra
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aerangis macrocentra
(Schltr.) Schltr. 1915


Aerangis macrocentra is an species in the genus Aerangis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with many 1.85 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in on tree branches in the mossy coastal forest of Madagascar at elevations of 0 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require full sunlight and intermediate to 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 Large-Spurred Aerangis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerangis clavigera H. Perrier 1938
  2. Angraecum clavigerum Ridl. 1885
  3. *Angraecum macrocentrum Schltr. 1913
  4. Monixus clavigera (Ridl.) Finet

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