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Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by oisifml, Jan 26, 2013.
in situ in my tank
I think this is Aerangis punctata. Aerangis curnowiana is a name often misused for both punctata and monantha. Yours has the silver flecked leaves of punctata, whereas monantha's leaves are dark green with red edges.
Great growing, though! This is probably my favorite Aerangis species.
Unless Malala got it wrong it should be curnowiana, the roots are not flat, I get one inflorescence per stem
what you see as silver is actually water on the leave
According to Stewart et al., curnowiana is not a correct name for any Aerangis species. Hillerman and Holst used this name for Aerangis monantha, and Fitch used it for punctata.
Post 4 in this thread mentions some of Malala's apparent mis-IDs and curnowiana is one of them: http://www.orchidsforum.com/threads/malala-2012.9657/