Angraecum viridiflorum Cordem. 1899 SECTION Nana

Flower and Plant in situ Reunion Photos by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

LATER EARLIER

Common Name The Green Flowered Angraecum

Flower Size .1" [.5 mm]

Found in Reunion as the smallest of the mini-miniature orchids in the genus. This species only reaches a total height of .6" [1.5 cm] and has a very short stem carrying only 3 or so, oblanceolate, basally slightly conduplicate, unequally obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the later spring through earlier summer on a basal, to .02 [.5 mm] long, single to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006;

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