Angraecum podochiloides Schltr. 1906 SECTION Dolabrifolia [Pfitzer] Garay

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flowers in situ Cameroon

Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Full ShadeWarmCoolSpring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Podochilus-Like Angraecum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon and Zaire in primary rainforests in deep shade at elevations up to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pendant to upwards curving, flattened stems, carrying distichous, 2 ranked, glossy dark green, deciduous, bilaterally compressed, lanceolate to oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on various, opposite the leaves, axillary, .04 to .12" [1 to 1.5 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dolabrifolia podochiloides (Schltr.) Szlach. & Romowicz 2007; Monixus aporum Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger, Senghas 1985 photo fide; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #12 2010 photo fide;