Angraecum corrugatum (Cordem.) Micheneau 2008 SECTION Bonniera

Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler ©

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion

Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

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Common Name The Wrinkled Angraecum

Flower Size 2.8" [7 cm]

Found in Reunion in rain forests at higher elevations as a miniature sized, clumping, cool growing epiphyte with erect, lateral or horizontal, branching stems carrying in 2 rows, thick, leathery, oblong, unequally ond obliquely bilobed apically, dark green above, paler below leaves that are articulate to the stem and blooms in the fall on a solitary, axillary, short, .4" [1 cm] long, single flowered, inflorescence.

Synonyms *Bonniera corrugata Cordem. 1899

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Bonniera corrugata; Encylopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Bonniera corrugata; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans & Campbell 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 11 2008 as Bonniera corrugata photo fide