Angraecum parvulum Ayres ex S.Moore 1877 SECTION Nana

Flower and Plant in situ Reunion Photos by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website


Common Name The Small Angraecum

Flower Size .16" [4mm]

Found in Mauritius and Reunion in upland, humid forests at elevations around 700 to 2400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying a fan of 5 or so, narrowly linear, round to obtuse apically leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a lateral, 1 to 2" [2.5 to 5 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Angorchis parvula (Ayres ex S.Moore) Kuntze 1891; Lesliegraecum parvulum (Ayres ex S.Moore) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006;