Angraecum filicornu Thouars 1822 SECTION Filangis Garay Photo courtesy of Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids.

Part shadeWarmSpringTHROUGHFall

Common Name or Meaning The Angraecum with a Thread-Like Spur

Flower Size 2/3" [2cm]

This miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphytic species is found in eastern Madagascar in rainforests at elevations of 800 to 900 meters with slightly flattened stems carrying several, 2 ranked, thin and grass-like, linear leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aeranthes thouarsii S.Moore 1877; Aerobion filicornu (Thouars) Spreng. 1826

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Historie Particulier des Plantes Orchidees Recueilles Sur Trois Iles Australes d'Afrique Thouars 1822 drawing fide; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger, Senghas 1985; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Miniature Orchids Northern 1988; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1981; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide