Microterangis divitiflora (Schltr.) Senghas 1985

Photos by Alain Petitjean

Part shade CoolFall EARLYSpring

Common Name The Rich-Blooming Microterangis

Flower Size .15" [3.75 mm]

Found in east central Madagascar in highland forests as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with 2 to 4, oblong-ligulate leaves that blooms in the fall through early spring on a pendant, 2" [5 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Angraecum divitiflorum Schltr. 1913; Chamaeangis divitiflora (Schltr.) Schltr. 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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