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Angraecum urschianum
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Angraecum urschianum
Angraecum urschianum

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Angraecum urschianum - Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk
Angraecum urschianum

Kingdom

Plantae

Division

Magnoliophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Asparagales

Family

Orchidaceae

Subfamily

Vandoïdeae Endl.

Tribe

Vandaeae Lindl.

Subtribe

Angraecinae Summerh.

Alliance

Angraecum

Genus

Angraecum

Genus Abreviation

Angcm

Common Name

 

Section

Perrierangraecum Schltr.

Species

Angraecum urschianum

Authority

Toill-Gen. & Bosser

Source

Adansonia, n. s., i. 101 (1961)

Synonyms

 

Etymology

Ursch's Angraecum [French Orchid Collector 1900's]

Distribution

NE. Madagascar

Range

 

Habitat

Humid evergreen forest at intermediate elevation, moss forest

Altitude

1000 to 1200 m

Life Form

Epiphyte

Flowers

 

Flowering time

Sep

Fragrance

 

Angraecum urschianum
Angraecum urschianum - Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk

Description

Found in east central Madagascar in rain forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with stiff, dark green with raised white green bumps, keeled leaves that are unequally bilobed apically and denticulate edges that blooms on an axillary short, single flowered inflorescence with several arising at the same time

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