Podangis Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 82 (1918).
Heterotypic Synonyms:
Neowolffia O.Gruss, Orchid. Atlas: 239 (2007).
Stem very short, erect. Leaves gathered in a fan, iris-like, fleshy, imbricating at the bases. Inflorescence axillary, subumbellate. Flowers resupinate. Sepals and petals dissimilar. Lip orbicular, entire, simple. Spur conical from a wide mouth, swollen at the apex, Gynestemium short, rather massive. Stigma elliptic, deeply concave. Anther incumbent, operculate, thin-walled, elongate apically. Pollinia 2, ellipsoid, porate. Rostellum relatively large, tongue-like, truncate, lamellar. Viscidium single, lamellar, delicate. Tegula double, almost filiform, delicate, thin. Rostellum 3-dentate arter removal of pollinarium, both lateral lobes prominently larger than the small, acute middle one.
Type species:
Podangis dactyloceras (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
These two species are epiphytes in shady places in semi-deciduous rain forest and gallery forest, often near water, from sea level to 1900 m.
Trop. Africa

Podangis dactyloceras (Rchb.f.) Schltr. W. Trop. Africa to Angola and Tanzania.
Podangis rhipsalisocia (Rchb.f.) P.J.Cribb & Carlsward W. Trop. Africa to Angola

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