Angraecum chermezonii H. Perrier 1938 SECTION Angraecoides [Cordem.] Garay

Photo by Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Deep shade Cool Summer

Common Name Chermezon's Angraecum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in mossy forests on tree trunks at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a branched, pendant stem carrying numerous, attenuate at both ends, lanceolate to linear leaves that blooms in the summer on 1 to 2, axillary, 3" [7.5 cm] long, usually shorter than the leaves, single flowered inflorescence with a shoerter than the ovary floral bract.

Synonyms Angraecoides chermezonii (H.Perrier) Szlach. 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide