Angraecum umbrosum P.J.Cribb 1985 SECTION Conchoglossum Photo by Lourens Grobler

Part shade CoolSpring Fall

Common Name The Shadowy Angraecum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Malawi in riverine and submontane forests at elevations of 1700 to 1900 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a pendant, flattened, almost winged stem carrying 2 ranked, linear, falcate, unequally and acutely bilobed apically, pale green leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on an opposite the leaf axil, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Angraecum linearifolium P.J.Cribb 1983; Conchograecum umbrosum (P.J.Cribb) Szlach., Grochocka, Oledrz. & Mytnik 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malawi Orchids Vol 1 La Croix 1983 as Angraecum linearifolium drawing fide; African Orchids In the Wild and Cultivation La Croix 1997; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans & Campbell 2006