Angraecum dendrobiopsis Schltr. 1925 SECTION Pseudojummellea Photo by Lourens Grobler

FragrantPart shadeCool LATE SpringTHROUGH Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Dendrobium-Like Angraecum

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

This small to large sized, cool growing epiphytic orchid is found in northern Madagascar on moss and lichen covered trees in mossy rainforests at altitudes around 1000 to 2000 meters with a pendant stem carrying linear-lanceolate, unequally and acutely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring and fall on a short to 4 3/4" [4 to 12 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered raceme with fleshy flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981 drawing fide; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 photo fide; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; Boletim CAOB #52 2003; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide