FZ.41. Angraecopsis Kraenzl.



Description of the genus

Small epiphytic herbs, monopodial, pseudobulbs absent. Leaves fleshy, ligulate to oblanceolate. Inflorescences axillary, few to many-flowered. Flowers small, white, green or yellow on relatively long pedicels. Lip entire or 3-lobed, spurred. Column short; rostellum 3-lobed or bifid; pollinia 2.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical Africa and Mascarene Is.

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
gassneri G.Will. [DD]Nw
gracillima (Rolfe) Summerh.WNw
trifurca (Rchb. f.) Schltr.N

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Angraecopsis
Flora of Malawi: Angraecopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Angraecopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Angraecopsis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Angraecopsis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Angraecopsis
JSTOR Plant Science: Angraecopsis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Angraecopsis
Plants of the World Online: Angraecopsis
Tropicos: Angraecopsis
Wikipedia: Angraecopsis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Angraecopsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=441, retrieved 17 April 2024

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