Aerangis fuscata

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Aerangis fuscata (not my photo)

Common Name: The Brownish Aerangis
Scented: yes
Light Requirements: partial shade
Temperature Requirements: intermediate to hot
Blooms: summer
Flower Size: 2.5cm to 3.75cm
Synonyms: Aerangis monantha Schltr.1925; Aerangis umbonata (Finet) Schltr. 1915; *Angraecum fuscatum Rchb. f. 1882; Rhaphidorhynchus umbonatus Finet 1907

Found in Madagascar at elevations of sea-level to 2350m as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte occurring on twigs and smaller branches of bushes and trees with a short stem carrying 4 to 5, fleshy, elliptic or obovate, dark, glossy green leaves that bloom on a pendant, to 20cm long inflorescence with a few to many, fragrant flowers occurring in the summer.


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