Angraecum implicatum Thouars 1822

SECTION Pseudojoumellea Schlechter

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion Photos by Rogier van Vugt and his P Base Orchid Photo Website

Drawing Drawing by Thouars and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Tangled Angraecum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar and Reunion as an epiphyte and may never be rediscovered as Thouars drawing is inconclusive and the type seems to be missing. The Photos were taken in April in Reunion

Synonyms Aerobion implicatum (Thouars) Spreng. 1826; Angorchis implicata (Thouars) Kuntze 1891; Angraecum verruculosum Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895; Macroplectrum implicatum (Thouars) Finet 1907; Pseudojumellea implicata (Thouars) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Historie Particulier des Plantes Orchidees Recueilles Sur Trois Iles Australes d'Afrique Thouars 1822 drawing fide; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007;