Aerangis alcicornis (Rchb.f.) Garay 1972

Collection Sheet by JSTOR Plant Science Website

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Common Name The Elk Antlered Aerangis

Flower Size

Found in Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 6 to 7 cuneate-obovate, apex unequally bilobed with roundish lobes, oblong, loangg attneuate base leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a suberect to arching, [15 to 20 cm] long, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with ovate-oblong, obtuse, shorter than the pedicells floral bracts and carrying white flowers.

Synonyms Angorkis alcicornis (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Aerangis calodictyon Summerh. 1934; Aerangis lutambae Mansf. 1935; *Angraecum alcicorne Rchb.f. 1881

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi Morris 1970;