!Microterangis hariotiana (Kraenzl.) Senghas 1985 Photo courtesy of Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids.

Plant and Flower Photo courtesy of Danny Lentz, plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Part sunHotTo WarmSpring

Common Name Hariot's Microterangis [French Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size 1/4" [3 to 4 mm]

Found in the Comoros Islands at elevations of sealevel to 750 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing, monopodial epiphyte with a short stem carrying 4 to 7 obovate-oblong , unequally obtuse and bilobed apically leaves that blooms with numerous pendant, 8" [20 cm] long racemes of many densly packed, alternate, miniature flowers occuring in the spring.

Synonyms Chamaeangis hariotiana (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1915; *Mystacidium hariotianum Kraenzl. 1897; Saccolabium hariotianum (Kraenzl.) Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1881 as Angraecum hildebrandtii; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 drawing/photo fide; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; AOS Bulletin Vol 70 No 8 2001 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 7 2005 photo; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 11 2008 photo; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;

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