Angraecum germinyanum Hook. f. 1889 SECTION Arachnangraecum Photo © Lourens Grobler.

Plant in situ Reunion Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

FragrantPart shadeCool TO ColdSpring and Summer

Common Name or Meaning Germiny's Angraecum [French count and orchid enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size 3 1/2" [8.75 cm]

Found in Madagascar at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, pendant to scandent, cool to cold growing, monopodial epiphyte with an elongated, slender stem carrying distichous, linear-oblong, bright glossy green, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring and summer with a wiry, .76" [1.9 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence that carries a solitary, fragrant, long-lasting, non-resupinate, waxy flower.

Synonyms Angraecum bathiei Schltr. 1925; Angraecum ramosum subsp. bidentatum H. Perrier 1941; Angraecum ramosum var. bathiei (Schltr.) H. Perrier 1941; Angraecum ramosum var. peracuminatum H. Perrier 1941; Mystacidium germinyanum (Hook. f.) Rolfe 1904

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Macroplectron ramosum var germinyanum drawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 5 1985 photo; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids Pridgeon 1992; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1964 as Angraecum ramosum; Miniature Orchids Northern 1988; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1981; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 No 2 1998 photo; Boletim CAOB #52 2003; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 no 9 2004 photo; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;

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