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Aerangis punctata

Aerangis punctata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aerangidinae
Genus: Aerangis
Species: Aergs. punctata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Aerangis punctata
J Stewart 1986


Aerangis punctata is an species in the genus Aerangis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single 10 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in trees in the highland forests of Madagascar at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require full sunlight 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: The Dotted Aerangis

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