Angraecum doratophyllum Summerh. 1937 SECTION Pectanaria

Photo by © Art Vogel

Plant and Flowers

Photo by © Eric Hunt

Common Name The Woody Leafed Angraecum

Flower Size .85" [2.2 cm]

Found in St Tome and Principe off western equatorial Africa in virgin forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a pendant, branching, leafy stem carrying close set, oblong-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, flat, pointed, stiff leaves that blooms in the fall on axillary, sessile, short single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Afropectinariella doratophylla (Summerh.) M.Simo & Stévart 2018; Pectinariella doratophylla (Summerh.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; African Orchids in the Wild and Cultivation La Croix 1997; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 89 #2 2020 photo fide