Angraecum tenuispica Schltr. 1918 SECTION Lepervencha

Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Part shadeCool TO Warm

Common Name The Weak Inflorescence Angraecum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in eastern Madagascar as a small sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with a simple stem carrying many, densely, thin, lingulate or lingulate-linear, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on 3 3/4" [7 cm] long, loosely 5 to 10 flowered inflorescence.


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