Angraecum sterrophyllum Schltr. 1916 SECTION Arachnangraecum TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

FragrancePartialsunCool MID Spring THROUGH EARLYSummer

Common Name The Rigid Leaved Angraecum

Flower Size

Found in central Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized cool growing epiphyte with a rgid stem enveloped by straited sheaths carrying ensiform, lateral faces more deverloped, forming a transverse rectangle leaves that blooms in the spring through early summer on a 4 to 5.5 cm] long, shorter to just longer than the leaves 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with an elliptic, pointed floral bract and carrying white, sometimes inverted flowers

Synonyms Arachnangraecum sterrophyllum (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981; 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;