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Angraecum sororium
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Angraecum sororium
Angraecum sororium

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Angraecum sororium
Photo Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium, Basle
Angraecum sororium

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 sororium

Authority

Schltr.

Source

Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 33: 360 (1925)

Synonyms

 

Etymology

 

Distribution

Madagascar:
-Mount Ibity, Ambatofanjehana (Betsileo), Ambatofinandrahana,
Mont Angavokely (Imerina), Antongona around the old fortifications

Range

 

Habitat

In full sunshine on rocky terrain

Altitude

1600 to 2200 m

Life Form

Lithophytic or Epipytic cham.

Flowers

 

Flowering time

Jan-Mar

Fragrance

 

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Note

This plant is very popular in Madagascar and especially in Antananrivo, which makes for its over-exploitation. It is difficult to see it any longer in its natural habitat..

Culture

Potted, semi-épiphyte compost, strong light, move outside in summer to increase the quantity of light accumulated, intermédiate to cold house, diminish water in winter, give it the maximum possible light, which is necessary for blooming.

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