Note 5: Comparative measurements of Angraecum minus and A. pusillum by Bart Wursten

The following is a comparison of the sizes of various parts of these two orchid species.


Angraecum minus Angraecum pusillum
Length of leaves: 1.5 - 5 cm5.5 - 12 (16) cm
Width of leaves: 1 - 3.8 mm2 - 5 mm
Length of inflorescences: 2 - 6 cm5 - 10 cm
Size of flowers: c. 2 mm in diameter4 - 5 mm
Size of spur: c. 0.5 mmc. 1.1 (-2) mm

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Note 5: Comparative measurements of Angraecum minus and A. pusillum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/note-display.php?note_id=5, retrieved 26 March 2017

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