Angraecum egertonii Rendle 1913 SECTION Conchoglossum

Plant and Flowers in situ Cameroon Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Full ShadeWarmLATEFall

Common Name or Meaning Egerton's Angraecum [English Orchid Enthusiast early 1900's]

Flower Size .9" [2.2 cm]

Found in Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon in forests near waterfalls as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a pendant, straight to curved somewhat 2 edged stem enveloped by distichous leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 2 ranked, broadly elliptic-oblong to elliptic-lanceolate, bluntly bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, along the stem, opposite a leaf, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006