Aerangis mooreana (Rolfe ex Sander) P.J.Cribb & J.Stewart 1983 Photo by Lourens Grobler

full Shade HotWinterSpring

Common Name or Meaning Moore's Aerangis [Scottish Director of Botanical Garden 1800's]

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in the Comoros Islands and Madagascar in humid forests on branches at elevations of sea level to 600 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with an arcing to pendant, woody stem carrying 2 to 6, 2 ranked, elliptic, obolong to obovate, unequally bilobed apically, light to greyish green, smooth, glossy, margins entire leaves that blooms winter and early spring

Synonyms Aerangis anjoanensis H.Perrier 1941; Aerangis ikopana Schltr. 1925; *Angraecum mooreanum Rolfe ex Sander 1901

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as A anjouanensis; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as A ikopana; AOS Bulletin Vol 55 No 8 1986; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986 as A ikopana; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986 as A anjoanensis; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;

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