Angraecum perhumile H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Nana

Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Very Low Angraecum [refers to the size of the plant?]

Flower Size .15" [4mm]

Found in central Madagascar among mosses on twigs at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with no to almost no stem and 3 to 4, narrow, keeled along the dorsal side, entire and subobtuse apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a slender, longer than the leaves, 2" [5 cm] long, 1 to 3, successively flowered inflorescence with short obtuse bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 drawing/photo ok; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide