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Angraecum praestans
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Angraecum praestans
Angraecum praestans

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Angraecum praestans
Angraecum praestans

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

Humblotiangraecum Schltr.

Species

Angraecum praestans

Authority

Schltr.

Source

Ann. Mus. Col. Marseille, 1913, Ser. III. i. 199. (IK)

Synonyms

 

Etymology

lat. praestans = excellent, distinguished

Distribution

Madagascar

Range

 

Altitude

0 to 400 m

Habitat

on trunks of Tamarin trees, regions Sambirano and West, on coastal forest, sandy ground, on cliffs

Life Form

Epiphytic chamaephyte

Flowers

 

Flowering time

Jan to May (Madagascar)

Fragrance

 

Culture

Medium light, Hothouse,

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Angraecum praestans
Angraecum praestans
Photo courtesy of Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids

References

Hermans, J. 2004. Plant portraits: 510. Angraecum praestans. Orchidaceae. Curtis's Bot. Mag. 21(4): 248-250.

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