Angraecopsis pobeguinii (Finet) H.Perrier 1941 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Deep shadeWarm CoolSpring

Common Name or Meaning Pobeguin's Angraecopsis [French Consul to Comoros 1900's]

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

Found in Grand Comoros in montane forests at moderate elevations as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short, erect stem carrying 3 to 4, oblong to oval-oblong, flat leaves that blooms in the spring on a slender, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, 12 to 15 flowered inflorescence all held in the apical quarter

Synonyms Chamaeangis pobeguinii (Finet) Schltr. 1915; *Rhaphidorhynchus pobeguinii Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bossser 2007; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006

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