Angraecum stolzii Schltr. 1915 SECTION Angraecoides Specimen by Rev G Philip Leedal and JSTOR Plant Sciences Website

Partial sun Warm Cold LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name Stolz's Angraecum [German Missionary and Plant Collector in Tanzania 1800's early 1900's ]

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8cm]

Found in Zaire, Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia in montane and riverine forests at elevations of sea level to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature to medium sized, hot to cool, erect to pendent growing epiphyte with an erect to pendent, ancipitous stem carrying 2 ranked, all along the stem, linear, falcate, grass green, obtuse to unequally bilobed apically, twisted at the base so as to all lie in one plane leaves that blooms in the spring on 1 to 4, axillary, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with ovate, acute to apiculate bracts

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1977 drawing/photo fide; Flora of Tropical East Africa Part 3 Cribb 1989 drawing fide; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Part 2 Pope 1998 drawing fide

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