AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Disperis kamerunensis Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 431 (1897).
Heterotypic Synonyms:

Disperis preussii Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 291 (1898).
Description:

Plants 100-350 mm. Leaves 2, opposite, ovate, to 50 × 40 mm. Flowers 2-4, ?white; median sepal with oblong spur 10 mm long, laterals ovate, 8 × 5 mm; petals oblong, auriculate; lip appendage tooth-like.
Habitat:

In montane and submontane forest at 1100-1800 m.
Distribution:

Cameroon (Mt. Cameroon)