Angraecum humblotianum Schltr. 1915 SECTION Pectinaria

TYPE Drawing of A abietinum by Schlechter

Drawing of A finetianum

Drawing of A finetianum by Perrier

Part ShadeHot WarmSummer

Common Name Humblot's Angraecum [French Botanist in Madagascar 1800's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in eastern Madagascar and the Comoros Islands at elevations of sea level to 900 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect, rigid, simple to branched stem carrying numerous, alternate 2 ranked, very thick, fleshy, linear-cylindric, narrow leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, single flowered inflorescence with an obtuse and very wide floral bract and carrying a small white flower

Synonyms Angraecum abietinum Schltr. 1925; Angraecum finetianum Schltr. 1918; Angraecum humblotii (Finet) Summerh. 1947; Macroplectrum humblotii Finet 1907; Pectinariella humblotiana (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as A abietinum; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as A finetianum drawing fide; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to AOS Bulletin Vol 83 #9 2014 photo fide; the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;