A small to medium sized epiphytic species found in Gabon and Zaire in rainforests at elevations up to 1350 meters with a tufted, slender, branching stem carrying many, distichous, fleshy, linear-lanceolate, to oblong-lanceolate, apically subulate-acuminate, broad leaves that blooms in the winter on a short, single flowered inflorescence and is similar to Angraecum distichum but differs in having narrower linear-lanceolate and acuminate leaves. This species grows in fairly heavy shade, needing high humidity and hot to cool conditions.
Light : fairly heavy shade
According to Bosser (Contribution à l'étude des Orchidaceae de Madagascar, des Comores et des Mascareignes. XXXIII, ADANSONIA, sér. 3 . 2004 . 26 (1) : 53-61), the species described by H.Perrier was in reality an Angraecum calceolus Thouars
DU PETIT THOUARS A. 1822. - Histoire particulière des plantes Orchidées
recueillies sur les trois îles australes de l'Afrique. Paris.