Chamaeangis boutonii (Rchb.f.) Garay 1972 photo by Joyce Stewart

Part shade

Common Name Bouton's Chamaeangis [French Orchid Collector in the Comoros and Madagascar 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in the Comoros Islands as a small sized epiphyte with a short stem carrying a few, oblong, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on 6" + [15 cm] long, shortly pedunculate, many flowered inflorescence with very small bracts and carrying very small flowers.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!!!

Synonyms Aerangis boutonii (Rchb.f.) P.J.Cribb & Carlsward 2012; Angorkis boutonii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Angraecopsis boutonii (Rchb.f.) H.Perrier 1941; *Angraecum boutonii Rchb.f. 1881; Microterangis boutonii (Rchb.f.) Senghas 1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/85 as Angorkis boutonii; AOS Bulletin Vol 53 #9 1984 photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006 as Microterangis boutonii; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 as Microterangis boutonii;