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

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