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Angraecum cuculatum Cowl-Carrying Angraecum


Cowl-Carrying Angraecum , Angraecum cucullatum


Angraecum cuculatum Thouars 1822

Partial sun, Warm, LATESpring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Cowl-Carrying Angraecum

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

This is a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphytic orchid found in the Mascarene Islands, Mauritus and Reunion with thickened stems carrying 2 to 5 apical, rigid, ligulate, "v" shaped in cross section uneaqually bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a slender, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aerobion cucullatum (Thouars) Spreng. 1826; Angorchis cucullangis Thouars ex Kuntze 1894 ; Angorchis cucullata (Thouars) Kuntze 1891; Angorchis fragrangis Thouars ex Kuntze 1894; Macroplectrum cucullatum (Thouars) Finet 1907