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Orchid Species: Aerangis mystacidii

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Aerangis mystacidii is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Schltr. in 1917.
Genus
Aerangis (Aergs.)
Grex
mystacidii
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Year
1917
ORIGIN: This minature, epiphytic species is found in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia in riverine forests, in gorges and along streams on small twigs overhanging water as well as evergreen or woodland forests away from water with high rainfall at elevations of 60 to 1800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: This minature, epiphytic species is found in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia in riverine forests, in gorges and along streams on small twigs overhanging water as well as evergreen or woodland forests away from water with high rainfall at elevations of 60 to 1800 meters with short to 4 [10 cm] long carrying 2 to 8 oblanceolate to obovate, leathery to slightly fleshy, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms with a arching to pendant, 12 [30cm] long, inflorescence that carries from 3 to 25, nocturnally fragrant [lily of the valley] flowers occurring in the summer and fall and is best cork mounted with cool to hot temperatures, moderate shade, high humidity in the growing season and a cooler drier rest.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/4 inch [2.3cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Aerangis Aergs mystacidioides 1915 Schltr.
Add+ Aerangis Aergs pachyura 1918 (Rolfe) Schltr.
Add+ Angraecum Angcm pachyurum 1897 Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.)
Add+ Angraecum Angcm saundersiae 1888 Bolus
Add+ Angraecum Angcm mystacidii 1847 Rchb.f.
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