AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Disperis Thorncroftii Group
Description:

Glabrous herb. Leaves two, alternate. Median sepal lanceolate and deeply hooded, laterals free; lip claw erect and fused with gynostemium, blade oblong with tapering tip, slightly convex, appendage oblong, reflexed.
Distribution:

South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Species:

Disperis thorncroftii Schltr. Zimbabwe to S. Africa.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 1/10/2010