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Angraecum dendrobiopsis
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Angraecum dendrobiopsis
Angraecum dendrobiopsis

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Angraecum dendrobiopsis - Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders
Angraecum dendrobiopsis

Kingdom

Plantae

Division

Magnoliophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Asparagales

Family

Orchidaceae

Subfamily

Vandoïdeae Endlicher

Tribe

Vandaeae Lindley

Subtribe

Angraecinae Summerhayes

Alliance

Angraecum

Genus

Angraecum

Genus Abreviation

Angcm

Common Name

 

Section

Angraecum

Species

Angraecum dendrobiopsis

Authority

(Baill. ex Finet) Schltr.

Source

Fedde, Repert. Beih. xxxiii. 356 (1925).

Synonyms

 

Etymology

Dendrobium-like Angraecum

Distribution

N. Madagascar

Range

Mt Tsaratanana

Altitude

1500-2000 m

Habitat

Moss forests

Life Form

Epiphytic chamaephyte

Flowers

 

Flowering time

Jan

Fragrance

 

This epiphytic orchid is found in Northern Madagascar at altitudes around 1500-2000 meters in moss forests with a pendant stem carrying linear-lanceolate, unequally and acutely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a 4 to 12 cm long, 1 to 4 flowered raceme with fleshy flowers.

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