Angraecopsis malawiensis P.J.Cribb 1983 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Deep shadeCool Fall THROUGHSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Malawi Angraecopsis

Flower Size 1/4" [.8 cm]

Found in Tanzania and Malawi in evergreen, montane forests on twigs and small branches at elevations of 1700 to 2300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short stem carrying a 2 to 3, elliptic-lanceolate, unequally bilobed and rounded apically, reticulated leaves that blooms in the fall through spring on an axillary or below the leaves, 2" [5 cm] long, 4 to 12 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malawi Orchids Vol 1 La Croix 1983 drawing fide; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1986; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998 drawing fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006