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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Zambia.

[FZ]

Orchidaceae, I. la Croix & P.J. Cribb. Flora Zambesiaca 11:2. 1998

Morphology General Habit
Erect epiphytic herb with stem 1–8.5 cm long; roots slender, c. 0.5 mm in diameter, borne along the stem.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves up to c. 9, distichous, 3–4.5 cm × 3–6 mm, linear-ligulate, sometimes falcate, unequally 2-lobed at the apices.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences arising along the stem, opposite the leaves, 1–3-flowered; peduncle wiry, 2.5–4 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers straw-orange or pale green.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel and Ovary
Pedicel and ovary S-shaped, to 4 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts less than 1 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Dorsal sepal 3.6–5.5 × 1 mm, lanceolate, acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Labellum
Lip very concave, to 4.5 mm long, the basal part suborbicular, 2.5 mm wide, tapering rather abruptly to an acuminate tip; spur 5.5–8 mm long, geniculate, wide-mouthed becoming slender, then inflated at apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Column
Column c. 1 mm long.

Native to:

Zambia

Angraecum geniculatum G.Will. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kirkia 13: 247 (1990)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0