Angraecum bracteosum Balf.f. & S.Moore 1876 SECTION Hadrangis Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion Photos by © Rogier van Vugt and his Reunion Website

Part shade WarmCool LATEWinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Bracteate Angraecum

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in Reunion and Mauritius at elevations of 700 to 1500 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect stems enveloped basally by leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 2 ranked, closely imbricating on the stem, dark green, distinctly veined, flexible, ligulate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an axillary, one-sided, erect, racemose, densely several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Listrostachys bracteosa (Balf.f. & S.Moore) Rolfe 1902; Saccolabium squamatum Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 drawing pollina only/photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006

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