Ancistrorhynchus cephalotes (Rchb.f.) Summerh. 1944 Photo courtesy of Akerne Orchids

FragranceSunWarm to Coolfall

Common Name The Head Shaped Ancistrorhynchus

Flower Size 3/8" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Togo in evergreen forests as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying several, linear, slightly folded at the base, bilobed apically with erose lobes leaves that blooms in the fall on a densely many flowered inflorescence enveloped by large chaffy bracts and carries a ball of scented flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 drawing/photo fide; African Orchids in the Wild and in Cultivation La Croix 1997; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo ok;

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