Angraecum compressicaule H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Perrierangraecum TYPE Drawing by Perrier

Part shade Cool Summer

Common Name The Compressed Stem Angraecum

Flower Size

Found in central Madagascar in mossy forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a rigid, compressed stem enveloped by compressed, carinate sheaths carrying 5 to 10, apical, distichous, rigid, coriaceopus, slightly arched, linear, obtuse, basally contracted, unequally lobed apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a short, .16 to .32" [4 to 8 mm] long, from the upper leaves, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Perrierangraecum compressicaule (H.Perrier) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981 drawing fide; 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;