AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Satyrium mechowii Rchb.f., Flora 65: 531 (1882).
Description:
Leaves 4–8, decreasing upwards into the bracts. Raceme cylindrical, dense-flowered. Bracts lanceolate, acuminate, longer than the flowers, reflexed during flowering. Lip calceolate, arched in the middle, without spurs.
Habitat:
No data.
Distribution:
Angola
References:
Flora of Tropical Africa, Vol 7, page 12, (1898) Author: (By R. A. Rolfe.)