Angraecum andasibense H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Nana [Cordem] Garay

Plant and Flowers Photos by Leo Yvan and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeWarm Cool MID Summer

Common Name The Many Flowered Angraecum

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in northern and east central Madagascar in moss forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte without a stem and 5 to 7, linear, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the mid summer on numerous, from beneath the leaves, peduncle 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12 cm] long, filiform, with 5 to 7 distant sheaths 2.8 to 6" [7 to 15 cm] long overall, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate yellowing flowers

CAUTION I cannot personally verify this determination so I await better references.

Synonyms Lesliegraecum andasibense (H.Perrier) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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