Angraecum costatum Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895 SECTION Gomphocentrum

Plant in situ Reunion Photos by Rogier van Vugt and his Reunion Website

Part shadeCoolFall

Common Name The Ribbed Angraecum

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Reunion and Mauritius in semi-shade at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, simple or branched stem carrying in the upper part, two ranked, bright green, lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2, axillary, intervallate, slender, short, usually 2 flowered, but 1 does not develop inflorescence

Synonyms Macroplectrum costatum (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Finet 1907; Mystacidium costatum (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Cordem. 1899

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

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