Angraecum bicallosum H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Perrierangraecum Schlechter Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Another plant with flowers Photos courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

Full Shade WarmCool LATESpring THROUGHFall

Common Name or Meaning The Two Calli Angraecum [refers to the 2 small, obscure calli at the entrance to the spur]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in northern Madagascar in mossy, lichen rich forests on tree trunks at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool, pendant growing epiphyte with branching, slightly compressed stems carrying short, broadly elliptic, deeply and unequally bilobed apically, conduplicate basally leaves that blooms in the late spring through fall on an axillary, very short, single flowered inflorescence enveloped completely by 3 to 4, green sheaths and a similar green, folded floral bract.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 4 1979 photo; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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