Angraecum minus Summerh.

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Angraecum minus

Photo: Petra Ballings
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): Epiphyte.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Kimberley, M.J. (2003). A List of Epiphytic Orchids of Zimbabwe Excelsa 20 Page 49.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 370 - 371. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Angraecum minus:

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Flora of Zambia: Angraecum minus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Angraecum minus
African Plant Database: Angraecum minus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Angraecum minus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Angraecum minus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Angraecum minus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Angraecum minus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Angraecum minus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Angraecum minus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Angraecum minus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Angraecum minus
Ispot Southern Africa: Angraecum minus
JSTOR Plant Science: Angraecum minus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Angraecum minus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Angraecum minus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Angraecum minus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Angraecum minus
Tropicos: Angraecum minus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Angraecum minus., retrieved 18 March 2018

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