Angraecum ochraceum (Ridl.) Schltr. 1915 SECTION Boryangraecum

Side View

Plant and Inflorescence Photos by Andreas Hegenbart


Common Name The Ochre Yellow Angraecum

Flower Size .4" x .6" [1 cm x 1.5 cm]

Found in the eastern highlands of Madagascar as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying several, narrow, linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on 1 to 2, erect, thin, 2.8" [7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Boryangraecum ochraceum (Ridl.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013; Epidorkis ochracea (Ridl.) Kuntze 1891; Macroplectrum ochraceum (Ridl.) Finet 1907; *Mystacidium ochraceum Ridl. 1885

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939 drawing fide; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; The Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb, Laurent 1992; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart Hermans Campbell 2006 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cibb & Hermans 2009 photo fide;