Angraecum elliotii Rolfe 1891 SECTION Pseudojumellea Photo by J C Pernot

Part ShadeCool

Common Name Elliot's Angraecum [English Orchid Collector in Madagascar 1800's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Madagascar in moss and lichen covered forests at elevations of 1200 meters as a cool growing epiphyte with an elongate stem carrying well spaced, all along the stem, 2 ranked, linear to linear-lanceolate, apically short pointed lobe leaves that blooms on an axillary, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009