Angraecum muscicolum H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Nana Photo byOlaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Moss-Loving Angraecum

Flower Size 1/4" [8mm]

Found in central Madagascar among mosses on tree trunks at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a stemless, 3 to 4, shortly tapering towards both ends leaves that blooms in the summer on a peduncle .52 to 1.6" [1.3 to 4 cm] long, 1 to 3" [2.5 to 7.5 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Lesliegraecum muscicola (H.Perrier) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; 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