Angraecum didieri Baill. 1902 SECTION Perrierangraecum Schlechter Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt.

Another Angle Photo courtesy of Dick McRill

FragrantPart shadeHot TO CoolSpring

Common Name or Meaning Didier's Angraecum [French Botanist early 1900's]

Flower Size 2 to 2 1/2" [5 to 6.25 cm] Spur 5 2/3" [14 cm]

A miniature to small sized, angraecoid, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 5 to 7, ligulate, coriaceous, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that is best wood mounted and likes hot to cool temperatures and a humid environment. It flowers between April and June in the northern hemisphere on a short inflorescence with 2 to 3 bracts and carries a solitary flower and is from Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at an altitude of 600-1500 meters.

Synonyms Macroplectrum didieri Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981; AOS Bulletin Vol 51 No 3 1982 photo ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 drawing pollina only; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 12 2000 drawing; Boletim CAOB #52 2003; Botanica Orchids Laurel Glen 2004; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 no 9 2004 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 3 2005 photo; Flora's Orchids Nash & La Croix 2005; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; AOS Bulletin Vol 10 2008 photo; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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