Angraecum panicifolium H. Perrier 1938 SECTION Pectinaria Schlechter

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

Part shade WarmCoolSummer

Common Name

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Madagascar on tree trunks in mossy, lichen rich forests at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature to just small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a pendant, thin stem carrying towards the apex, 5 to 6, well spaced, thinly linear, narrow, subacute leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, very short, single flowered inflorescence holding the small, glabrous flower close to the leaf axils.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; 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