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Aerangis mooreana

Aerangis mooreana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aerangidinae
Genus: Aerangis
Species: Aergs. mooreana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aerangis mooreana
(Rolfe ex Sander) P.J.Cribb & J.Stewart 1983


Aerangis mooreana is an species in the genus Aerangis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in from winter to spring with several 8 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on branches in the humid forest of the Comoros Islands and Madagascar at elevations of sea level to 600 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require moderate lighting 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: Moore's Aerangis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerangis anjoanensis H.Perrier 1941
  2. Aerangis ikopana Schltr. 1925
  3. *Angraecum mooreanum Rolfe ex Sander 1901

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