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Orchid Species: Angraecum descendens

Kew currently accepted name is Aerangis articulata

Angraecum descendens is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1882. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Aerangis articulata.
Genus
Angraecum (Angcm.)
Grex
descendens
Parents
Species
Author
Rchb.f.
Year
1882
ORIGIN: A miniature to small sized Madagascar and Comoran, epiphytic, hot to warm growing species on trunks and major branches of forest trees at elevations of sea-level to 2000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A miniature to small sized Madagascar and Comoran, epiphytic, hot to warm growing species on trunks and major branches of forest trees at elevations of sea-level to 2000 meters with short, stout stems carrying several obovate or oblong-obovate, coriaceous, obliquely 2 lobed apically leaves that is quite showy when it blooms in the fall on an axillary, 9 to 18 [22.5 to 45 cm] pendant, racemose sometimes branched, stout inflorescence with up to 18 scented [Jasmine], long-lived, waxy flowers. Needs to be mounted on cork or tree fern to best display the pendant inflorescence, given ample shade and high humidity as well as daily waterings through the spring and summer months then increase light and give slightly less through the fall and winter.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/4 to 2 inches [3 to 4 cm] -- 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 articulata 1914 (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Add+ Aerangis Aergs venusta 1918 Schltr.
Add+ Angraecum Angcm articulatum 1872 Rchb.f.
Add+ Aerangis Aergs calligera 1974 (Rchb.f.) Garay
Add+ Angraecum Angcm calligerum 1887 Rchb.f.
Add+ Rhaphidorhynchus Rhaphidorhynchus articulatus 1912 (Rchb.f.) Poiss.
Add+ Angorchis Angorchis articulata 1891 (Rchb.f.) Kuntze
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