Angraecum minus Summerh. 1958 SECTION Nana Photo by D C H Plowes

Another Plant Photo by Petra Ballings courtesy of Bart Wursten , and his Flora Of Zimbabwe WebSite

Part shade CoolWinterSpringSummer

Common Name The Least Angraecum

Flower Size .1" to .175" [2 to 3 mm]

Found in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe in rain forests, plantations and nearby woodlands at elevations of 1000 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short, erect stem carrying 2 to 8, suberect to arcuate, linear, articulated to the leaf sheath below leaves that blooms in the winter, spring and summer on several, basal, simple, 2" [5 cm] long, erect to curved, 4 to 14 flowered inflorescence with an ovate floral bract

Synonyms Lesliegraecum minus (Summerh.) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1977; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 3 Cribb 1989; African Orchids in the Wild and in Cultivation La Croix 1997; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998 photo fide; Field Guide to the Ethiopian Orchids Demissew, Cribb & Rasmussen 2004; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006;