Angraecum madagascariense (Finet) Schltr.1918 SECTION Lemurangis

Plant Photos by Dominique Karadjoff

Part ShadeWarmCoolSpringSummer

Common Name The Madagascar Angraecum

Flower Size very small

Found in central and eastern Madagascar in high plateau wet forests at elevations of 600 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pendant to curved downwards, short stems with short, oval, close set, amplexicaul, obtuse leaves that blooms on a 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Lemurangis madagascariensis (Finet) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013; *Macroplectrum madagascariense Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985 photo ok; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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