Angraecopsis parva (P.J.Cribb) P.J.Cribb 1989 Scan by JSTOR and JSTOR Plant Science Website

Deep shade CoolFall

Common Name The Insignificant Angraecopsis

Flower Size minute

Found in southwestern Tanzania and Malawi in montane forests under shrubs in dense shade at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short stem carrying 2 to 4, linear-oblanceolate, obtuse, basaly twisted so as to all lie in one plane leaves that blooms in the fall on a fairly wiry, .6 to .6" [1.5 to 2 cm] long, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Holmesia parva P.J.Cribb 1977; Microholmesia parva (P.J.Cribb) P.J.Cribb 1987; Mystacidium parvum (P.J.Cribb) R.Rice 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malawi Orchids Vol 1 La Croix 1983; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 as Holmesia parva drawing fide; Flora of Tropical East Africa Vol 3 Cribb 1989; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 2 Pope 1998 as Holmesia parva; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006