Angraecum coutrixii Bosser 1970 SECTION Pseudojummellea

Plant and Flowers Photos by Olaf Pronk

Part shade Cool Summer

Common Name Coutrix's Angraecum

Flower Size 1.28 to 1.2[3.2 to 3.6 cm]

Found in south central Madagascar at elevations around 1400 to 1650 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with stiff, erect, often basally branching stems in a dense tuft and carrying 2 ranked, erect to spreading, oblong to linear-oblong, slightly furrowed on the upper surface leaves that blooms in the summer on a longer than the leaves, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with concave, ovate, apiculate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifiing this determination so please use with caution!!

Synonyms Pseudojumellea coutrixii (Bosser) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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