Angraecum decaryanum H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Lemurangis Photo by Lourens Grobler

Part sun Hot LATEFall

Common Name De Cary's Angraecum [French Public Servant and Orchid Enthusiast early 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in southwestern Madagascar on bushes and succulents in dry regions and coastal forests at elevations up to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a very long, slender stem carrying reddish, recurved, linear, keeled below leaves that blooms in the late fall on an axillary, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence with a broadly oval, acute bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/85; Schlechter's Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans & Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007