Angraecopsis amaniensis Summerh.

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Angraecopsis amaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Angraecopsis amaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Angraecopsis amaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Synonyms: Angraecopsis tenuicalcar Summerh.
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Status: Native
Description:
Dwarf epiphytic herb, virtually stemless. Leaves 2-5, fleshy, blue-green, growing from a mass of radiating roots. New leaves often just developing at the time of flowering. Inflorescences up to 12 cm long, many-flowered, all flowers poining more or less to one side. Flowers, c. 9 mm across, cream to yellow-green, sweetly scented. Spur up to 12 mm long.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: amaniensis: of Amani, a German Botanical Reseach Station in Tanzania, where the type was collected.
Habitat: High rainfall Brachystegia woodland and evergreen forest.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Apr - May
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Malawi
Mozambique distribution: N,T
Growth form(s): Epiphyte.
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Content last updated: Tuesday 11 November 2008
Literature:

Kimberley, M.J. (2003). A List of Epiphytic Orchids of Zimbabwe Excelsa 20 Page 49.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 398 - 400. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 25 - 26. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 256. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 131.

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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Angraecopsis amaniensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Angraecopsis amaniensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Angraecopsis amaniensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Angraecopsis amaniensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Angraecopsis amaniensis
Tropicos: Angraecopsis amaniensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Angraecopsis amaniensis.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118710, retrieved 21 November 2017

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