Angraecum subcordatum (H. Perrier) Bosser 1970 SECTION Perrierangraecum Schlechter TYPE Drawing by Perrier

Part Shade Cool MID Summer

Common Name The Almost Heart Shaped Angraecum

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in central Madagascar in moss forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte without a stem with 5 to 7, ligulate, obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the mid summer on a very slender, from beneath the leaves, peduncle thin, usually .6" [1.5 cm] long, bearing from 1 to usually several basal sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with a hyaline, 7 veined, shorter than the ovary floral bract and carryinga large, white flower

Synonyms Angraecum suarezense Toill.-Gen. & Bosser 1960; Jumellea subcordata H. Perrier 1938

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrrier 1939/81 as Jumellea subcordatum drawing fide; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 as Jumellea subcordatum;