Angraecum huntleyoides Schltr. 1906 SECTION Chlorangraecum Schlechter

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

Part shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The Huntleya-Like Angraecum [refers to the plants habit]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in eastern and central Madagascar in mossy forests at elevations around 500 to 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with no, to almost no stem carrying 5 to 6, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence enveloped basally by 3 to 4 sheaths and carrying flowers that yellow with age.

Synonyms Angraecum chloranthum Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 as A chloranthum drawing pollina only; 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

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