Home | Garden Plants | Herbs_and_Spices | Medical plants | Aromatic Plants | Tropical Coast Shores | Site Map | Links


Angraecum eburneum Ivory-Colored Angraecum


Ivory-Colored Angraecum , Angraecum eburneum


Angraecum eburneum Bory 1804

Common Name or Meaning The Ivory-Colored Angraecum

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm] Spur 2 3/4" [7 cm]

Found in Madagascar, the Mascarenes and Reunion as a large to giant sized, erect, hot growing monopodial epiphyte at elevations of sealevel to 750 meters with stout, branched stems carrying 10 to 15, rigid, coriaceous, ligulate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the early winter in the northern hemispere, on an axillary, ascending or horizontal, to 4' [120 cm] long, densly many flowered inflorescence with long-lived, inverted or non-resupinate, fragrant, heavily waxy flowers arranged in 2 ranks.

Synonyms Angorchis eburnea (Bory) Kuntze 1891; Angraecum eburneum var. virens (Lindl.) Hook. 1860; Angraecum virens Lindl. 1847; Limodorum eburneum (Bory) Willd. 1805