Aerangis maireae la Croix & J.Stewart 1998


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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #10 2015 photo fide;