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

Photo courtesy of 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 leaves that blooms in the summer on 1 to 2, axillary, 3" [7.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1981; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide