African Plant Database

Angraecopsis tridens (Lindl.) Schltr.
Protologue : Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 141 (1918)
Information on the genus : Angraecopsis
Basionym : Angraecum tridens Lindl.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mystacidium tridens (Lindl.) Rolfe (1897)
 Angraecum tridens Lindl. (1862)
 Epidorkis tridens (Lindl.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Saccolabium occidentale Kraenzl. (1893)
=Angraecum occidentale (Kraenzl.) Rolfe (1897)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb; stem 1-5 cm long, erect; leaves 2-4 in 2 rows near stem apex, linear, 2-12x0,4-1,5 cm; inflorescence from base of stem, slender, 4-8 cm long, with few to many flowers, these pale or clear green; tepals oblong, 1,5-2,4x1,5 mm; lip 4 mm long, 3-lobed, side lobes longer than mid-lobe, all linear-lanceolate; spur 2-3 mm long, apex swollen.
Ecology : Rain-forest; forest; farmbush; savanna; 1000-1700 m alt.
  Reported by Szlachetko & Kowalkowska (Polish Bot. Studies, l.c.) from Guinea: Kouria (Pobéguin 1674). Confusion with another species.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
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Record n°46795 modified 2007-04-02
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