Chamaeangis thomensis (Rolfe) Schltr. 1918

Plant and Flowers Photos by Stevart/Vincent Droissart and his Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Part shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Sao Tome' Chamaeangis [refers to the location of the species]

Flower Size .32" [8mm]

Found in the Gulf of Guinea Islands [Sao Tome'] as a small sized hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying linear leaves that blooms on a pendent, to 12" [to 30 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate bracts.

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

Synonyms *Angraecum thomense Rolfe 1891; Diaphananthe thomensis (Rolfe) P.J.Cribb & Carlsward 2012; Listrostachys thomensis (Rolfe) Rolfe 1897

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006;