Angraecum moratii Bosser 1970 SECTION Pseudojumellea

Plant and Flower Photos by Olaf Pronk

Part shadeWarm Winter

Common Name or Meaning Morat's Angraecum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in northern and east northeastern Madagascar at elevations around 900 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with strong, erect becoming pendent with age, somewhat flattened stems carrying 2 ranked, widely spaced, twisted to lie in one plane, thick, fleshy, linear-lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on opposte the leaf base, peduncle stiff, 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying fleshy flowers.

Synonyms Pseudojumellea moratii (Bosser) 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; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo hmm