Angraecum conchoglossum Schltr. 1918 SECTION Arachnangraecum Schlechter

Another Flower Photos courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Part sun to Cool Spring THROUGHFall

Common Name The Ear-Like Angraecum

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in Madagascar and Reunion in evergreen forests at elevations of 1000 to 1600 meters as a minature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a slightly compressed, densely leafy stem carrying spreading, oblong-ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on an erect, axillary, single flowered inflorescence and is part of the Angraecum ramosum complex

Synonyms Angraecum ramosum var. conchoglossum (Schltr.) H. Perrier 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 as A ramosum var conchoglossum; 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