AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Aerangis Group 1. Africa
Description:
Flowers with a spur 10 cm long or more.
Species:

Aerangis bouarensis Chiron Central African Rep.
Aerangis brachycarpa (A.Rich.) Durand & Schinz Eritrea to S. Trop. Africa.
Aerangis coriacea Summerh. Kenya to N. Tanzania.
Aerangis distincta J.Stewart & la Croix Malawi
Aerangis gracillima (Kraenzl.) J.C.Arends & J.Stewart Cameroon to Gabon.
Aerangis kotschyana (Rchb.f.) Schltr. Trop. Africa to KwaZulu-Natal.
Aerangis maireae la Croix & J.Stewart Tanzania.
Aerangis megaphylla Summerh. ex Mildbr. Central African Rep. to Cameroon.
Aerangis somalensis (Schltr.) Schltr. SW. Ethiopia to Northern Prov.
Aerangis splendida J.Stewart & la Croix Malawi, Zambia.
Aerangis stelligera Summerh. WC. Trop. Africa.
Aerangis thomsonii (Rolfe) Schltr. Ethiopia to E. Trop. Africa
Aerangis verdickii (De Wild.) Schltr. Rwanda to S. Trop. Africa and Northern Prov.
Aerangis verdickii var. rusituensis (Fibeck & Dare) la Croix & P.J.Cribb E. Zimbabwe.
Aerangis verdickii var. verdickii Rwanda to S. Trop. Africa and Northern Prov.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 12/02/2017