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Aerangis kotschyana (Rchb. fil.) Schltr.

Description

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A low level epiphyte. Leaves 3-5 (occasionally more), obovate, yellowish green with visible reticulate venation. Inflorescence usually 1 or 2, pendent, up to 20-flowered. Flowers in 2 well-spaced rows, white, sometimes tinged with salmon pink, about 3.5 cm in diameter. Spur up to 24 cm, when straightened, with one to several spiral twists like a corkscrew.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Aerangis kotschyana (Rchb. f.) Schltr. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118660
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Frequency

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Rare
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Aerangis kotschyana (Rchb. f.) Schltr. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118660
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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From W Africa through C Africa and from Ethiopia and the Sudan south to Zimbabwe and Mozambique
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Aerangis kotschyana (Rchb. f.) Schltr. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118660
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe