Microterangis divitiflora (Schltr.) Senghas 1985

Plant 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 as Chamaengis divitiflora drawing ok; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide