Angraecum palmicolum Bosser 1989 publ. 1990 SECTION Perrierangraecum Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Common Name The Palm Loving Angraecum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Madagascar in highland forests on smooth palms with lichen at elevations of 1300 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short stem carrying a fan of 3 to 6, erect, linear-cylindric, glaucous green, very narrow, acute, narrowly furrowed on the top leaves that blooms in the spring on a below the leaves, .1" [1 to 2 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence completely enveloped by 2 to 3 obtuse sheaths.

Synonyms Perrierangraecum palmicola (Bosser) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009