Angraecopsis ischnopus (Schltr.) Schltr. 1914

Inflorescence Photos by Vincent Droissart and The Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Part shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Slim Column Foot Angraecopsis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Guinea, Cameroon, and the Gulf of Guinea Islands at elevations around 1000 to 1650 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short, robust stem carrying strap shaped to oblong-elliptic, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on a basal, descending, 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Angraecum ischnopus Schltr. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Angraecum ischnopus; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1986; African Orchids in the Wild and Cultivation La Croix 1997 drawing good; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 as Angraecum ischnopus