Angraecum sesquipedale is a monocot with monopodial growth and can get to a height of 1 meter (3.3 ft)
The leaves are dark green with a bit of a grayish tone and leathery with a bilobed tip. They are usually around 20–40 centimeters (7.9–15.7 in) long and 6–8 cm (2.4–3.1 in) wide. The roots are dark gray, thick, and emerge from the orchid's stem. There tends to be few roots and they attach to the bark of the trees quite strongly. Each of the succulent roots can extend along the trunk of the tree for several meters.
We currently have 1 herbarium specimens for Angraecum sesquipedale in our collection. Click on any specimen below to view the herbarium sheet data.