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

Full shade Cool Cold Summer Fall

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 in the summer and fall on filiform, .4 to 2" [1 to 5 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Boryangraecum pumilio (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009

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