Angraecum palmiforme Thouars 1822 SECTION Dolabrifolia [Pfitzer] Garay TYPE Drawing by Thouars and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Palm Like Angraecum [refers to the overall plant shape]

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Found in Mauritius and Reunion as an epiphyte and considered now to be extinct.

Synonyms Aerobion palmiforme (Thouars) Spreng.1826; Angorchis palmiformis (Thouars) Kuntze 1891; Angraecum palmatum Thouars 1822; Listrostachys palmiformis (Thouars) T.Durand & Schinz 1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Historie Particulier des Plantes Orchidees Recueilles Sur Trois Iles Australes d'Afrique Thouars 1822 drawing fide; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006