Angraecum pinifolium Bosser 1970 SECTION Boryangraecum Photos by Romer Rabarijaona and The I Naturalist Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Pine-Needle Like Leaf Angraecum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in northeastern Madagascar in shady forests at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature to just small sized, warm growing epiphyte with almost no stem carrying 4 to 5, narrowly linear, canaliculate on the top surface, rounded below, unequally bilobed apically, acute leaves that blooms in the early summer on a below the leaf, lax, shorter than the leaves, 2.4 to 4" [6 to 10 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with oval, green bracts carrying fleshy flowers

Synonyms Boryangraecum pinifolium (Bosser) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide