Chamaeangis oligantha (Schltr.) Schltr. 1918 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade Hot Warm LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Sparse Blooming Chamaeangis

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in northwestern Madagascar in tropical forests as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with almost no stem carrying 4 to 7, elliptical ligulate, very shortly contracted basally, widest in the middle leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a from beneath the leaves, 4" [10 cm] long, loosely,8 to 15 flowered inflorescence with oval, slightly shorter than the pedicel floral bract.

Synonyms Aerangis lacroixiae J.M.H.Shaw 2013; Aerangis oligantha (Schltr.) P.J.Cribb & Carlsward 2012; *Angraecum oliganthum Schltr. 1913; Microterangis oligantha (Schltr.) Senghas, Orchidee (Hamburg) 36: 22 (1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1839/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006 as Microterangis oligantha; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 as Microterangis oligantha;