|Angraecum bancoense - Photo courtesy Matthias Knoll|
|The comparison with the tip of a ball point pen
shows well the size of the flower
Photo courtesy Patrick Denissen www.pnporchids.be
|Angraecum bancoense - Photo courtesy Kyra Joebstl|
Identification DifficultiesAngcm. bancoense looks very much like A. distichum, A. aporoides and A. podochilioides. In herbarium specimens, they are virtually indistinguishable, especially considering that many specimens were collected without flowers
Small, fleshy, durable leaves (0,8-1 cm)
In temperate to warm environment.
Referencesla Croix, I. 1996. Angraecum bancoense and its relatives. Orchid Rev. 104(1212): 325-328.