AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Satyrium hallackii subsp. ballii (van der Niet & P.J.Cribb) van der Niet & P.J.Cribb, Kew Bull. 62: 166 (2007).
Homotypic Synonyms:

Satyrium hallackii var. ballii van der Niet & P.J.Cribb, Kew Bull. 61: 261 (2006).
Description:

Differs from the other varieties in usually having white rather than rose-pink or pink flowers, and in its much longer spurs 33 - 65 mm long.
Habitat:

In seasonally wet grassland (vlei); 900 -1900 m.
Distribution:

Zimbabwe (Chimanimani Mts.)