Aerangis stelligera Summerh. 1953 publ. 1954

Plant and Flowers Photos by Gilles G and The Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Full shadeHotWarm

Common Name The Star Carrying Aerangis

Flower Size

Found in Cameroon, Cogo, Zaire and the Central African Republic in forest undergrowth in dense shade at elevations of 400 to 1100 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 3 to 5, distichous, oblanceolate to oblong, unequally bilobed apcailly, acute lobed, contracted below into the base leaves that blooms on a pendent, 4 to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence with 1 to 2" [2.5 to 5 cm] between each flower


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986; African Orchids in cultivationa and the wild La Croix 1997; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006;