Angraecum reygaertii De Wild. 1916 SECTION Afrangraecum Summerh.

Another Angle Photos by Droissart and his Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name Raygaert's Angraecum [Belgian Orchid Collector late 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Cameroon, Zaire and Uganda in riverine forests at elevations of 1200 to 1250 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a usually pendent stem carrying distichous, strap-shaped to oblanceolate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms on an axillary, to 7.2" [18 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 3 Cribb 1989 Photo fide; The Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb, Laurent 1992 photo fide; African Orchids in the wild and cultivation La Croix 1997;