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Angraecum litorale
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Angraecum litorale
Angraecum litorale

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Angraecum litorale

Kingdom

Plantae

Division

Magnoliophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Asparagales

Family

Orchidaceae

Subfamily

Vandoïdeae Endlicher

Tribe

Vandaeae Lindl.

Subtribe

Angraecinae Summerh.

Alliance

Angraecum

Genus

Angraecum

Genus Abreviation

Angcm

Common Name

 

Section

Perrierangraecum Schltr.

Species

Angraecum litorale

Authority

Schltr.

Source

Fedde, Repert. Beih. xxxiii. 327 (1925)

Synonyms

 

Etymology

lat. litorale = coastal

Distribution

Madagascar E: coastal forest along the Pangalanes channel

Range

 

Altitude

0-500 m

Habitat

in the branches of the bushes overseeing at the sand banks.

Life Form

Epiphytic chamaephyte

Flowers

 

Flowering time

Oct

Fragrance

 

Culture

Mounted or potted, epiphyte compost, strong light, hothouse.

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