Angraecum melanostictum Schltr. 1918 SECTION Pseudojumellea

Plant and Flower in situ Madagascar Photos by Stuart Cable and The I Naturalist Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shadeLATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Black Spotted Angraecum [refers to the spots on the sheaths]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in eastern and southeastern Madagascar as a miniature to small sized epiphyte with an erect, slightly compressed stem with rugose, black spotted sheaths carrying many linear-ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an axillary, short, peduncle to 1.2" [3 cm] long, with 2 to 3 sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with oval, obtuse, floral bracts.

Synonyms Pseudojumellea melanosticta (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide