African Plant Database


Angraecum pungens Schltr.
Family : ORCHIDACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 163 (1906) 
Information on the genus : Angraecum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Afropectinariella pungens (Schltr.) M. Simo & Stévart
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Afropectinariella pungens (Schltr.) M. Simo & Stévart (2018)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mystacidium arthrophyllum Kraenzl.
=Angraecum arthrophyllum (Kraenzl.) Schltr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb with pendent leafy stem to 50 cm long; leaves oblong-lanceolate, 2-4x0,3-0,6 cm, flat, fleshy, spaced close together, sharply pointed; inflorescences in leaf axils, sessile, 1-flowered; flowers white; tepals narrowly elliptic, 6-7x2 mm; lip suborbiculate, 4x5 mm; spur subcylindric, 4-5 mm long, pointed.
Ecology : Dense forest; swampy forest seasonally flooded, with Oxystigma mannii; riverine forest; on trees up to 30 m above ground, on Gilbertiodendron dewevrei; 50-1800 m alt.
  Resembling A. atlanticum, A. gabonense.
  Poorly collected.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
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Record n°43528 modified 2007-04-02
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