Angraecum pumilio Schltr. 1916 SECTION Boryangraecum Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Cold

Common Name The Dwarf Angraecum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in north & central Madagascar in montane eriaceous scrubland and lichen rich forests at elevations of 1000 to 2400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying distichous, imbricating, linear-ligulate leaves that blooms on filiform, .4 to 2" [1 to 5 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009