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

FragrantPart shadeWarm MIDSummer

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 long, slender pendent stems carrying many in the upper part, leathery, oblong-ligulate, spreading, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the mid summer on a short, .28 to .4" [7 to 10 mm] long, 2 to 3 folded sheaths single flowered inflorescence carrying a fragrant flower.

Synonyms Perrierangraecum sambiranoense (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

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