AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Subtribe Angraecinae Summerh. Kew Bull. 20:188. 1966.

Description:

Rostellum deeply notched, dome-like, wide and short. Tegula single to double, usually small, sometimes papillate near the attachment of the pollinia. Viscidium single or double, oblong to elliptic, as large as or smaller than tegula. Rostellum remnant deeply notched to obscurely 3-dentate, all three teeth usually equal in size, sometimes both lateral lobes longer than the middle one.

Pollinia 2, cleft or porate.