Angraecum pauciramosum Schltr. 1925 SECTION Lepervenchea TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade Warm Cool Winter Spring

Common Name The Few Branched Angraecum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in east central and eastern Madagascar at elevations around 800 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pendent, few branched, heavily leafy stems carrying numerous, ligulate to linear, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter through spring on a very slender, .8 to 3.2" [2 to8 cm] long, 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence with thin, as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying tiny, yellowish flowers

Synonyms Angraecum graminifolium (Ridl.) Schltr. 1915; Angraecum poophyllum Summerh. 1953; Epidorkis graminifolia (Ridl.) Kuntze 1891; Lepervenchea pauciramosa (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013; Monixus graminifolius (Ridl.) Finet 1907; Mystacidium graminifolium Ridl. 1885

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 as A poophyllum; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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