Angraecum pseudofilicornu H. Perrier 1938 SECTION Arachnangraecum Photo by Lourens Grobler

FragrantPart shade WarmSpring

Common Name or Meaning The False Threaded Spur Angraecum

Flower Size 2" x 5" [5 X 12.5 cm]

Found in northern Madagascar in humid, moss forests as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte at elevations of 960 to 1000 meters with fine roots and a robust, elongate stem carrying terete, dorsally grooved leaves that blooms in the spring on a 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, few [2 to 4] flowered, racemose inflorescence with fragrant, long-lasting flowers.

Similar to Angraecum scottianum but smaller in most all respects.

Synonyms Arachnangraecum pseudofilicornu (H.Perrier) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Miniature Orchids Northern 1988; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1936/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;