AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Angraecopsis dolabriformis (Rolfe) Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36: 140 (1918).
Homotypic Synonyms:
Mystacidium dolabriforme Rolfe, Bol. Soc. Brot. 9: 141 (1891).
Description:
Summerhayes (1951) wrote that this species is very close to Angraecopsis tridens (Lindley) Schlechter and further material may show that they are conspecific. It has broader leaves, more flowers in the inflorescence, slightly larger flowers and a longer spur than Angraecopsis tridens, but these may be individual rather than specific differences.
Habitat:
?
Cultivation:
As given for the genus.
Distribution:
São Tomé
References:
Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; WCSP (2017). 'World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 14.02-2017; http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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