Ancistrorhynchus akeassiae Pérez-Vera 2003

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Common Name Ake Assi's Ancistrorhynchus [Ivory Coast Botanist and original collector of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Ivory Coast, Liberia and Nigeria in shady humid forests at elevations of 100 to 500 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect to pendent, curved stem carrying 2 ranked, narrowly lanceolate, rigid, unequally bilobed apically, the longer lobe narrow and pointed , the shorter lobe absent leaves that blooms in the later spring on an axillary, racemose, .5 to .56" [1.2 to 1.4 cm] long, 7 to 10 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006