Angraecum setipes Schltr. 1925SECTION Acaulia

Plant and Flowers Photos by Gilles Grunenwald and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Cold Winter Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Bristley Column Foot Angraecum

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in central and eastern Madagascar in moss forests at elevations above 2000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte without a stem with 5 to 6, thin, lanceolate-linear, narrowing towards both ends, unequally acutely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter through summer on numerous, 2 to 3.6" [5 to 9 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with an oval, acute, shorter than the ovary floral bract

Synonyms Hermansia setipes (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 and Campbell 2006 photo fide