Angraecum linearifolium Garay 1972 SECTION Arachnangraecum Photo by Olaf Pronk

Plant and Flowers Photo by Marni Turkel

Part sunWarm To Cold LATERSpring

Common Name The Linear Leaved Angraecum

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in northern and east central Madagascar in humid mossy evergreen forests at elevations of 500 to 2500 meters as a slender, small sized, warm to cold, pendent growing epiphyte often confused with A teretifolium with an elongate stem carrying 6 to 12, in 2 rows, filiform leaves that blooms in the later spring on an axillary, long, slender, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Angraecum palmiforme H.Perrier 1955; Arachnangraecum linearifolium (Garay) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Field Guide To The Orchids of Madagscar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo ok