AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Disperis mildbraedii Schltr. ex Summerh., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 253 (1933).
Description:
Plants 250 mm. Leaves 2, opposite, ovate, 25-57 × 20-37 mm. Flowers 1-3, white or pink; median sepal linear, 12 × 1 mm, hood deep, lateral sepals obovate, 11-12 × 5.5 mm; petals with aristate tips 4 mm long; lip claw linear, blade a small papillose knob, appendage apically sharply incurved, bilobed.
Habitat:
In submontane forests at about 1100-1400 m. Flowering in August.
Distribution:
Bioko, Cameroon