Angraecum aloifolium Hermans & P.J.Cribb 1997 SECTION Perrierangraecum

Photo by Hans Schaible and Dark Star Orchids.


Common Name The Aloe-Like Leafed Angraecum

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in northwestern Madagascar in dry deciduous forests in low altitudes as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with a stem carrying narrowly ensiform, thick leathery, pitted leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an axillary, short, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Humblotiangraecum aloifolium (Hermans & P.J.Cribb) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb and Bosser 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide;