Angraecum verecundum Schltr. 1925 SECTION Gomphocentrum TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade Cool Cold MID Summer

Common Name The Modest Angraecum

Flower Size .64" [1.4 cm]

Found in central Madagascar at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect to pendent stems carrying linear-ligulate, somewhat attenuate towards the base, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the mid summer on a shorter than the leaves, [8 to 12 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with oval, shortly apiculate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying greenish white flowers

Synonyms Gomphocentrum verecundum (Schltr.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy,Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009