Angraecum cordemoyi Schltr. 1915 SECTION Gomphocentrum

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion Photos by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

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Common Name Cordemoy's Angraecum [French Plant Collector 1800's to early 1900's]

Flower Size 1/3" [8mm]

Found in Reunion as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte at high elevations with a short stem carrying 4 to 5, two ranked, basally twisted to be all in one plane, oval to oblong leaves that blooms on an axillary from old leafless, leafbearing sheaths, very delicate, 1" [2.5 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Gomphocentrum cordemoyi (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006