Angraecum sambiranoense Schltr. 1925 SECTION Perrrierangraecum Photo courtesy of Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids.

FragrantPart shadeWarmSummer

Common Name The Sambirano Angraecum [Madagascar Valley]

Flower Size 1 1/8" [3 cm]

A just medium sized, pendant, warm growing epiphytic species from northwestern Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations of 700 to 800 meters with slender stems carrying many leathery, oblong-ligulate, spreading, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a short, sheath covered inflorescence carrying a single, fragrant flower.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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