Angraecum rhynchoglossum Schltr. 1925 SECTION Acaulia Garay

Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Common Name The Beak-Like Lip Angraecum

Flower Size 5/8" [1.4 cm]

Found in central Madagascar in moss and lichen rich forests at elevations around 1034 to 1550 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short stem carrying 3 to 4, oblong, slightly narrowing towards the apex and base leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on a .8" [2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Angraecum foxii Summerh. 1948; Angraecum viride (Ridl.) Schltr. 1915; Epidorchis viridis (Ridl.) Kuntze 1891; Mystacidium viride Ridl. 1886

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Schlechter/Brieger 1986 as A viride; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Schlechter/Brieger 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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