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Angraecum dasycarpum
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Angraecum dasycarpum
Angraecum dasycarpum

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Angraecum dasycarpum - Photo courtesy of Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids
Angraecum dasycarpum

Kingdom

Plantae

Division

Magnoliophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Asparagales

Family

Orchidaceae

Subfamily

Vandoïdeae Endl.

Tribe

Vandaeae Lindl.

Subtribe

Angraecinae Summerh.

Alliance

Angraecum

Genus

Angraecum

Genus Abreviation

Angcm

Common Name

 

Section

Pectinaria (Benth.) Schltr.

Species

Angraecum dasycarpum

Authority

Schltr.

Source

Fedde, Repert. xv. 337 (1918)

Synonyms

 

Etymology

 

Distribution

E. Madagascar

Range

 

Altitude

 

Habitat

Eastern forests

Life Form

Epiphytic

Flowers

 

Flowering time

 

Fragrance

 

Angraecum dasycarpum
Angraecum dasycarpum

 

Description

This is a small sized, eastern Madagascan, epiphytic orchid found in eastern forests with hairy roots supporting cylindric, pendant to erect stems carrying dense, oblong, obtuse or shortly apiculate, fleshy, broad leaves that has a very short, sheathed inflorescence that carries a solitary white flower.

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