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 *Macroplectrum madagascariense Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 photo ok; 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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