Angraecum eburneum

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Angraecum eburneum

Common Name: The Ivory-Colored Angraecum
Scented: yes
Light Requirements: partial shade
Temperature Requirements: hot
Blooms: early winter
Flower Size: 7.5cm, 7cm spur
Synonyms: Angorchis eburnea (Bory) Kuntze 1891; Angraecum eburneum var. virens (Lindl.) Hook. 1860; Angraecum virens Lindl. 1847; Limodorum eburneum (Bory) Willd. 1805

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


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