Angraecum drouhardii H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Perrierangraecum Schlechter No Photo

Plant Photo courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

Full Shade WarmFall ANDSpring

Common Name or Meaning Drouhard's Angraecum [German Orchid Enthusiast and Schlechter's Father in Law 1900's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Madagascar in mossy montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short thickened stem carrying 5 to 12, 2 ranked apically, rigid, oblong, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall and again in the spring on an axillary, single flowered inflorescence entirely covered by 2 to 3 sheaths and a similar floral bract.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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