Angraecum inapertum Thouars 1822 SECTION Gomphocentrum [Bentham] Garay Drawing by Thouars and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Part shade Warm Cold

Common Name The Closed Angraecum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar, Mauritius and Reunion at elevations of 700 to 2200 meters as a warm to cold growing epiphyte and may never be rediscovered as Thouars type drawing only shows a plant in fruit.

Synonyms Aerobion inapertum (Thouars) Spreng. 1826; Epidorkis inaperta (Thouars) Kuntze 1891; Gomphocentrum inapertum (Thouars) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013; Mystacidium inapertum (Thouars) Ridl. 1885;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Historie Particulier des Plantes Orchidees Recueilles Sur Trois Iles Australes d'Afrique Thouars 1822 drawing hmm; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985; 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;