Angraecum lanceolatum Jecmenica, Stévart & Droissart 2016 SECTION Conchoglossum

Photos by © Vincent Droissart and The Research Gate Website

Part shade Warm LATE Spring Summer

Common Name or Meaning Liskowski's Angraecum

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Cameroon and Gabon in submontane forests on shrub trunks at elevations around 850 meters as a mini-mniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a hanging, slightly zig-zag, simple stem carrying alternate, narrowly ovate to lanceolate, sometimes slightly falcate, concolute in the distal part, margins entire, a distinct midvein that forms a slight channel, 2 to 3 nerved on both sides that merge into one, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on an opposite the leaf, peduncle .52 to 1" [1.3 to 2.5 cm] long, swuccessively single, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Conchograecum lanceolatum (Jecmenica, Stévart & Droissart) Szlach., Grochocka, Oledrz. & Mytnik 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *PhytoKeys 61: 61–71 2016 Taxonomy of Atlantic Central African orchids 5. A new species of Angraecum sect. Conchoglossum (Orchidaceae, Angraecinae) from Gabon and Cameroon Jecmenica, Droissart, Norere and stevart drawing/photo fide;