Angraecum popowii Braem 1991 SECTION Arachnangraecum

Photo by Fred Henze and his Creative Designs website

Plant and Flower

Photos by Gilles Grunenwald and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeCool Spring

Common Name Popow's Angraecum [German Orchidist and Nurseryman Current]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in central east Madagascar in shady, humid, highland forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a pendant stem carrying semi-terete, channeled leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Schlechteriana Vol 2 No 4 1991 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide