Angraecum minus Summerh.

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Angraecum minus

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Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Common names:
Status: Native
Dwarf epiphyte with up to 4 pairs of leaves arising from a reduced stem (6mm). The leaves are near linear and up to 50mm long. One to six inflorescences carrying 6 -9 small flowers, arise from the stem below the leaves. The flowers are white with a minute green spur.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: A species of evergreen forest and adjacent high rainfall woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1800 m
Flowering time:Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Kimberley, M.J. (2003). A List of Epiphytic Orchids of Zimbabwe Excelsa 20 Page 49.


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JSTOR Plant Science: Angraecum minus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Angraecum minus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Angraecum minus
Tropicos: Angraecum minus
West African Plants database: Angraecum minus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Angraecum minus., retrieved 25 May 2016

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