Ancistrorhynchus schumannii (Kraenzl.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 3: 281 (1948).
Homotypic Synonyms:
Angraecum schumannii Kraenzl., Mitt. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. 2: 159 (1889).
Mystacidium schumannii (Kraenzl.) Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 173 (1897).
Phormangis schumannii (Kraenzl.) Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 104 (1918).
Tridactyle schumannii (Kraenzl.) Summerh. in J.Hutchinson & J.M.Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 463 (1936).
Plant erect with a stem up to 15 cm long. Leaves oblong, almost equally lobed at the apex, 1.5–6 cm long, 2–7.5 mm wide. Inflorescences small, 1- to 3-flowered; bracts 2–3 mm long. Flowers white; sepals and petals oboval, obtuse, 2–3 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide; lip broadly oval, rounded, 2–3 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm wide; spur narrow below the lip then sub ellipsoid, 2–2.5 mm long.
Epiphyte in dense forest.
As given for the genus, hot to warm growing epiphyte.
S. Nigeria to WC. Trop. Africa
ngraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006 ; WCSP (2017). 'World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 10.03-2017;
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