Angraecum liliodorum Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895 SECTION Perrierangraecum

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


Common Name The Lily Scented Angraecum

Flower Size 2 to 2.l4" [5 to 6 cm]

Found in Reunion in shady humid forests at elevations of sea level to 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 2 ranked, leathery, dark green, oblong-elliptic, narrowing slightly towards both ends, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence carrying lily scented flowers.

Synonyms Jumellea liliodora (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Schltr. 1915; Perrierangraecum liliodorum (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006;