FZ.41. Angraecopsis Kraenzl.



Description of the genus

Small epiphytic herbs, monopodial, pseudobulbs absent. Leaves fleshy, ligulate to oblanceolate. Inflorescences axillary, few to many-flowered. Flowers small, white, green or yellow on relatively long pedicels. Lip entire or 3-lobed, spurred. Column short; rostellum 3-lobed or bifid; pollinia 2.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical Africa and Mascarene Is.

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Angraecopsis amaniensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
amaniensis Summerh.E,SDescription, Image
parviflora (Thouars) Schltr.EDescription, Image
trifurca (Rchb. f.) Schltr.[EX?]EDescription

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Flora of Malawi: Angraecopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Angraecopsis
Flora of Zambia: Angraecopsis

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Angraecopsis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Angraecopsis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Angraecopsis
Wikipedia: Angraecopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Angraecopsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Angraecopsis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Angraecopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=441, retrieved 9 February 2023

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