Angraecum multinominatum Rendle 1913 SECTION Conchoglossum

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flowers in situ Cameroon Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Part ShadeHot LATEWinter Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Many Named Angraecum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Ghana, Sierra Leone, Togo, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon at elevations of 200 to 300 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte in semi-deciduous woodlands in semi-shaded locations with an elongate erect, lightly compressed stems carrying oblanceolate to oblong, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, short, slender, sometimes successively 2, mostly single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Angraecum clavatum (Rendle) Schltr. ; Conchograecum multinominatum (Rendle) Szlach., Grochocka, Oledrz. & Mytnik 2018; Listrostachys clavata Rendle 1895; Macroplectrum clavatum (Rendle) Finet 1907; Mystacidium clavatum (Rendle) Rolfe 1897

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 32 # 10 1963; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Schlechter/Brieger 1986; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006