Angraecum falcifolium Bosser 1970 SECTION Lemurangis TYPE Drawing by Bosser

Part shade Warm Cool Winter Spring

Common Name The Sickle Shaped Leaf Angraecum

Flower Size

Found in south central Madagascar in shady forests as a medium sized epiphyte with long, flattened, branching stems carrying imbricate, 2 ranked, very distinctive, folded along the midline, compressed, oval, oblong, falcate to recurved, amplexicaul, apically bilobed leaves that blooms on an axillary, almost as long as the leaves, .6 to .72" [1.5 to 1.8 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with a triangular, shorter than the ovary floral bract andcarrying small, green flowers

Synonyms Lemurangis falcifolia (Bosser) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009