Angraecum oblongifolium Toill.-Gen. & Bosser 1961 SECTION Pseudojumellea

Photos courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

PartialsunCool EARLY Fall

Common Name The Oblong Leaf Angraecum

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Madagascar in humid montane forests as a small sized, pendant, cool growing epiphyte with a sometimes branching stem carrying many close set, oblong, apically bilobed and rounded , cordate and amplexicaul leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, single flowered inflorescence with a white, fleshy flower.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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 fide

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