Oeceoclades ambrensis (H.Perrier) Bosser & Morat 2001

Photo by Lourens Grobler

deep Shade Cool Cool LATESpring Summer

Common Name Le Montagne d'Ambre Aeceoclades ambrensis

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in wet montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters as a cool growing terrestrial with fusiform-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 4, narrowly elliptic, long petiolate base, clear glossy green, plicate leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, simple, peduncle provided with basal sheaths, 4.8 to 6" [13 to 15 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with slightly shorter than the ovary floral bracts..

Synonyms Eulophia ambrensis (H.Perrier) Butzin 1975; *Lissochilus ambrensis H.Perrier 1951

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 81 #3 2017 photo fide; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;