Angraecum sanfordii P.J.Cribb & B.J.Pollard 2002 SECTION Conchoglossum


Plant in situ Cameroon

Photos by Vincent Droissart and The Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Fragrant Part shadeWarmCool

Common Name or Meaning Sanford's Angraecum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Cameroon in submontane and montane forests at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate, pendent, usually apically ascending, leafy stem carrying coriaceous, oblong to slightly obovate, unequally roundly bilobed apically leaves that blooms on several, axillary, peduncle, slender, wiry, 2 to 3" [5 to 7.5 cm ] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying diurnally fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Conchograecum sanfordii (P.J.Cribb & B.J.Pollard) Szlach., Grochocka, Oledrz. & Mytnik, 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;