Aerangis maireae la Croix & J.Stewart 1998

Inflorescence

Plant and Flowers Photos by The Species Identification Task Force Website

Part shade Cool Cold

Common Name Maire Spurrier's Aerangis

Flower Size 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm]

Found in Tanzania on tree trunks in forest remnants at eleavtions around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a short, woody stem carrying 5, arrangned in a fan, all in one plane, obovate, unequally bilobed apically, longer lobe acute, shorter subacute or absent all together leaves that blooms on a slightly zig-zag, to 6" [15 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence carrying large centrally white the rest salmon pink flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006;

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