Angraecum eburneum Bory

Robust epiphyte, epilith or terrestrial. Stem to 1.3 m long. Leaves strap-shaped, to 40 cm long, to 5 cm wide, leathery, tip notched. Inflorescences to 50 cm long. Flowers non-resupinate, 15-30, to 6 cm wide, sepals green, petals and labellum white; winter. Sepals and petals similar, pointed, petals slightly narrower. Labellum broad-ovate, pointed at tip. Spur 6-8 cm long, tapering.

Several subspecies and varieties are often recognised, and these vary from the above in stem, leaf and flower characteristics.

Madagascar and neighbouring islands.

Source: Jeanes, J. (2005). Orchidaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Orchidaceae
genus        Angraecum Bory.