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

Synonyms Angraecoides egertonii (Rendle) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013; Conchograecum egertonii (Rendle) Szlach., Grochocka, Oledrz. & Mytnik 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #2 2012 photo fide;