AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Stolzia repens var. obtusa G.Will., J. S. African Bot. 46: 333 (1980).
Description:

Flowers red-brown with 2 yellow stripes at the base of dorsal sepal and petals. Dorsal sepal 5 × 1.5 mm, oblong, obtuse, projecting forwards; lateral sepals 5 × 1.2 mm, deflexed, falcate-lanceolate, obtuse; mentum saccate, somewhat bent forwards. Petals spreading, 4 × 1 mm, oblong, obtuse. Lip c. 2 mm long.
Habitat:

Montane and submontane evergreen forest, epiphytic on mossy branches c. 2000 m.
Distribution:

Rwanda to E. Zimbabwe