Angraecum angustipetalum Rendle 1913 SECTION Conchoglossum

Plant and Flowers in situ Cameroon Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Narrow Petal Angraecum

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire and Malawi in dense evergreen forests as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a pendant, straight to curved stem enveloped by leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 2 ranked, ovate to elliptic, very unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on 1 to 2, below the roots, single flowered inflorecence with lanceolate, acute bracts

Synonyms Angraecoides angustipetala (Rendle) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013; Angraecum boonei De Wild. 1916; Conchograecum angustipetalum (Rendle) Szlach., Grochocka, Oledrz. & Mytnik 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 10 1970 photo; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; African Orchids In cultivation and the Wild La Croix 1997; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006

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