Angraecum appendiculoides Schltr. 1922 SECTION Lepervenchea Photo G, Gilles

In Situ Plant

Another plant in situ in Madagascar Photo courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

Full Shade CoolLaterSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Appendicula-Like Angraecum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in central Madagascar in mossy forests at elevations around 1700 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, pendant and cool growing epiphyte with an elongate stem carrying many spreading, oval-lanceolate, cordate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later spring on an axillary, lax, 4 to 7 flowered, inflorescence with broadly oval-acuminate, longer than the ovary floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo