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Angraecum compactum
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Angraecum compactum
Angraecum compactum

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Angraecum compactum - Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt
Angraecum compactum
Angraecum compactum - Photo courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff
Angraecum compactum

Kingdom

Plantae

Division

Magnoliophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Asparagales

Family

Orchidaceae

Subfamily

Epidendroideae

Tribe

Vandaeae

Subtribe

Angraecinae

Alliance

Angraecum

Genus

Angraecum

Genus Abreviation

Angcm

Common Name

 

Section

Perrierangraecum Schltr.

Species

Angraecum compactum

Authority

Schltr.

Source

Beih. Bot. Centralbl. xxxiv. II. 339 (1916)

Synonyms

 

Etymology

 

Distribution

Madagascar, Center and East

Range

 

Habitat

Evergreen humid rainforest

Altitude

700 - 2000 m

Life Form

Epiphytic chamaephyte, Lithophyte

Flowers

6 cm

Flowering time

Aug-Nov - Europe: May

Fragrance

Night

Note

Angraecum compactum bears one or two white flowers that evoke the shape of Angraecum leonis.

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Angraecum compactum
Angraecum compactum
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