AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Angraecopsis section Angraecopsis
Description:
Plants small to medium-sized; peduncle usually much longer than the rhachis; lateral sepals much longer than the dorsal sepal; petals triangular, acute; lip 3-lobed, with linear or ligulate side lobes; pollinia each attached by long stipites to a separate viscidium.
Type:
Angraecopsis tenerrima Kraenzl.
Species:

Angraecopsis cryptantha P.J.Cribb Cameroon (Mt. Cameroon).
Angraecopsis dolabriformis (Rolfe) Schltr. São Tomé.
Angraecopsis elliptica Summerh. Ivory Coast to Uganda.
Angraecopsis gassneri G.Will. W. Zambia.
Angraecopsis gracillima (Rolfe) Summerh. Uganda to Zambia.
Angraecopsis ischnopus (Schltr.) Schltr. W. Trop. Africa to Cameroon, Bioko.
Angraecopsis macrophylla Summerh. Ivory Coast, SW. Uganda, Ethiopis.
Angraecopsis parviflora (Thouars) Schltr. Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Tanzania to S. Trop. Africa,
Angraecopsis pobeguinii (Finet) H.Perrier Comoros (Njazidja).
Angraecopsis tenerrima Kraenzl. Tanzania.
Angraecopsis thomensis Stévart & P.J.Cribb São Tomé.
Angraecopsis tridens (Lindl.) Schltr. Guinea, Bioko, SW. Cameroon.
Angraecopsis trifurca (Rchb.f.) Schltr. W. Ethiopia, Zimbabwe (Chimanimani Mts.), Comoros.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 19.02-2017