Angraecum zeylanicum Lindl. 1858 SECTION Gomphocentrum [Bentham] Garay 1973

Photos by Imaduwa Priyadarshana

Common Name The Ceylon Angraecum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Sri Lanka and Seychelles on tree trunks at elevations around 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte that blooms on a 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination with the references that I have at my disposal.

Synonyms Angraecum maheense Schltr. ex Diels 1898-1899 publ. 1922; Mystacidium zeylanicum (Lindl.) Trimen 1885;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger, Senghas 1985 Die Orchideen lieferung 31 Schlechter/Brieger 1995; An Annotated Checklist of the Orchids of Sri Lanka Fernando & Ormerod Rheedia Vol 18[1] 1-28 2008 Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;