Aerangis concavipetala H.Perrier 1938 Photo by Johan Hermans

Part Shade LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Concave Petal Aerangis

Flower Size

Found in northwestern Madagascar in the Sambirano region as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with an erect, woody, 1.2" [3 cm] long, stem carrying 3 to 4, obovate-oblong, obtuse and somewhat bilobed apcially, the longer lobe twisted to the side leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on 2, from beneath the leaves, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, 12 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying white flowers with pink venation.

CAUTION: Personal Comment from J Hermans "I am not 100% sure about its identity" so please use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; AOS Bulletin Vol 55 No 11 1986; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosseer 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide