AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Diaphananthe welwitschii (Rchb.f.) Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 101 (1918).
Homotypic Synonyms:
Listrostachys welwitschii Rchb.f., Flora 48: 190 (1865).
Angorchis welwitschii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze, Bull. Herb. Boissier 2: 458 (1894).
Description:
This species also may not be distinct from Diaphananthe fragrantissima. The type specimen was collected in Angola, at the same place as specimens of that species, but appears to be a smaller plant with shorter leaves and a more swollen spur—possibly just a young plant.
Habitat:
?
Cultivation:
As given for the genus.
Distribution:
Angola
References:
WCSP (2017). 'World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 26.02-2017; http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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