AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Malaxis katangensis var. katangensis.
Description:
Dorsal sepal 2–2.5 mm long, lateral sepals 1.5–2.2 mm long; petals 1.8–2.3 mm long; lip 1.5–1.8 mm long. Column 0.7 mm long.
Habitat:
Brachystegia woodland 1300–1600 m.
Distribution:
Trop. Africa
References:
A Synopsis of Malaxis (Orchidaceae) in Africa P. J. Cribb, Kew Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 4 (1978), pp. 737-741; NEW ORCHIDS FROM AFRICA V. S. Summerhayes, Botanical Museum Leaflets, Harvard University, Vol. 14, No. 9 (March 13, 1951), pp. 215-239; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11, Part 1, (1995) Author: I. la Croix and P.J. Cribb
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Photograph© Nicholas Case
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Photograph© Nicholas Case
Wightman Image used with kind
permission.
 
Photograph© Nicholas Case
Wightman Image used with kind
permission.