AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

New Book on Aerangis

Isobyl la Croix is currently finalizing a book on the Genus Aerangis. The book will be published by Timber Press, on a subscription basis. The book should be printed by September of 2014—in time for the World Orchid Conference.

A new species of Jumellea (Orchidaceae from Madagascar
by Mark A. Clements
Abstract:

A new species Jumellea facilorchis, from Madagascar is described to facilitate its introduction and recognition in science and within the horticultural trade.
Published August 2013
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New combinations in Aerangis, Diaphananthe and Podangis (Orchidaceae, subtribe Angraecinae)
By Phillip Cribb & Barbara Carlsward
Abstract:

New combinations in Aerangis are made for six species previously ascribed to Microterangis, for twelve species and one variety in Chamaeangis that are transferred to Diaphananthe, and for Rangaeris rhipsalisocia that is transferred to Podangis rhipsalisocia. The morphological and DNA-based evidence for these transfers is discussed.

published 13 Nov. 2012
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