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Angraecum germinyanum Germiny's Angraecum


Germiny's Angraecum , Angraecum germinyanum


Angraecum germinyanum Hook. f. 1889

Fragrant, Part shade, Cool TO Cold, Spring and Summer

Common Name or Meaning Germiny's Angraecum [French count and orchid enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size 3 1/2" [8.75 cm]

Found in Madagascar as a small to medium sized, pendant to scandent, cool to cold growing, monopodial epiphyte with an elongated, slender stem carrying distichous, linear-oblong, bright glossy green, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms with a wiry, 3/4" [1.9 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence that carries a solitary, fragrant, long-lasting, non-resupinate, waxy flower occuring in the spring and summer.

Synonyms Angraecum bathiei Schltr. 1925; Angraecum ramosum subsp. bidentatum H. Perrier 1941; Angraecum ramosum var. bathiei (Schltr.) H. Perrier 1941; Angraecum ramosum var. peracuminatum H. Perrier 1941; Mystacidium germinyanum (Hook. f.) Rolfe 1904