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Orchid Species: Angraecum scottianum

Angraecum scottianum is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1878.
Genus
Angraecum (Angcm.)
Grex
scottianum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Rchb.f.
Year
1878
ORIGIN: This small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with subcylydrical to terete leaves comes from the Comoros Islands and is found at an altitude of 350 to 600 meters in open exposed areas.

DESCRIPTION: This small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with subcylydrical to terete leaves comes from the Comoros Islands and is found at an altitude of 350 to 600 meters in open exposed areas with erect or pendant, elongated, cylindrical stems carrying 6 to 8, subcylindrical or terete, subulate, bicarinate, canaliculate leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and early fall on a 4 [10 cm] long, axillary, slender, mostly ascending raceme with scarious bracts and carrying fragrant, inverted, waxy, successively opening flowers with only one open at a time.

FLOWER SIZE: To about 4 inches [to 10 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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Angraecum scottianum 01 Angraecum scottianum by Tom Kuligowski.      Angraecum scottianum, a species of angraecoid used as a parent to one of the most popular Angraecums sought after by hobbyists to date; Angraecum Longiscott.  Angcm. scottianum is also one of ... 0
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