Angraecopsis gassneri G.Will. 1980 TYPE Drawing by Williamson

Part shadeCool LATE Summer Fall

Common Name Gassner's Angraecopsis [Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in western Zambia on trees and granite rocks in deep moss at elelvations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with 3 to 5, glabrous, distichous, ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically, undulate margined leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on 1 to 3, arising from the base of the stem, peduncle to 6.4" [16 cm] long, slender, with 4 bracts, rachis 1.6" [4 cm] long, densely to 20 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying pale green flowers

Synonyms Mystacidium gassneri (G.Will.) R.Rice 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1977 as Angraecopsis sp # 1 pg 199 drawing fide; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998

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