Angraecum leonis

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    Angraecum leonis @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Angraecum leonis @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Angraecum leonis @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Angraecum leonis
Formal Name
Angraecum leonis
Alias
Angraecum leonis
Habitat
Morph
Evergreen perennial

Comment

What is Angraecum leonis

Angraecum Leonis (scientific name: Angraecum leonis) is an evergreen perennial of the genus Angraecum of the Orchidaceae family in Madagascar and Comoroshima. It is a miniature orchid of the original species that is growing on rock and trunks. It blossoms at night during spring and gives a fragrance. Flowers are light green for the first few days, but after that they turn white. The flower has a thin calyx and side petals, a trumpet-shaped lip valve and a long distance. Honey is collected in the distance, and it is an insect flower with a moth that sucks it in the locality.

Common name: Angraecum leonis, Scientific name: Angraecum leonis, Origin: Madagascar and Comoro Island, leaves: thick, fan-shaped, flower color: thin Green → white, flower size: 6 cm, plant height: 15 to 30 cm, flowering period: April to May, flower holding: 25 to 30 days.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Angraecum
Species
A. leonis
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Galea
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
White
Season
Height
15 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 6

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