Angraecum danguyanum H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Arachnangraecum

Photo by Lucille Allorgue and The Orchids of Madagascar Website

Part shadeCool EARLY Summer

Common Name The Danguy Angraecum

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in central east Madagascar in humid, evergreen forests at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters in moss forests on lichen covered tree trunks as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with an elongate, pendent, slightly sinuate stem carrying 21 to 14, slightly rigid, semi-cylindrical, linear, recurved leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, peduncle .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, with 1 to 2 basal sheths, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Angraecum nasutum Schltr. 1925; Arachnangraecum danguyanum (H.Perrier) Szlach., Mytnik. & Grochocka 2013; Mystacidium pingue (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Cordem. 1899

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing ok; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide