Angraecum oliveirae Stévart & Jecmenica 2017SECTION AfrangraecumTYPE Drawing by © Hans de Vries and

Part Shade Hot EARLY Spring LATE Summer

Common Name Oliveira's Angraecum [Orchid Enthuiast in Sao Tome current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Sao Tome in dense primary and secondary forests at elevations around 325 meters as a mini-mniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a creeping to ascendent stem carrying distichous, dimorphic, young lesves towards the apex of the stem, elliptic-oblong, unequally bilobed and rounded apically, 7 nerved leaves that blooms in the late spring and ealy summer on a lateral, peduncle .4 to 1.2" [1 to 3 cm] long, successively over years, single, to 4 flowered inflorescence carrying yellow flowers.

Synonyms Conchograecum oliveirae (Stévart & Jecmenica) Szlach., Grochocka, Oledrz. & Mytnik 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytotaxa 323: 147 2017 Taxonomy of Atlantic Central African orchids, 6: three new species of Angraecum sect. Afrangraecum (Orchidaceae, Angraecinae) from Gabon and Săo Tomé VLADIMIR JE?MENICA1, VINCENT DROISSART1, ERIC AKOUANGOU4, CHRISTELLE NYANGALA, BAKITA BAKITA, JEAN PHILIPPE BITEAU5 & TARIQ STÉVART 2017