AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Satyrium miserum Kraenzl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 284 (1901).
Description:
Tuberidiis minutis pisi magnitudine; foliis hasilaribus 2 vel 3 ovatis amplexicaulibus acutis, 2—3 cm longis basi 1 cm latis, sub anthesli plerumque deslructis, scapo 10—20 cm alto vaginis plerumque 3 vestilo; spica pauci — pluriflora 3—5 cm longa, floribus 6 —15 minutissimis adhuc notis; sepalo dorsali cum petalis vix ah eo solutis in foliokmi trilobnm coalitis; sepalis lateralibus brevi- ellipticis omnibus obtusis, his omnibus deflexis, labello globuloso, orificio minuto subquadrato, calcaribus cylindraceis ovarium aequantibus; stigmate quadrato papilloso orificium labelli omnino claudente. Flores lutei, labellum 2 mm diam. sepala lateralia i mm, intermedium et petala 0,5 mm, calcaria et ovarium vix 3 mm longa,
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Habitat:
Distribution:
SW. Tanzania (Ukwama Mts.)