Neobolusia tysonii (Bolus) Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 20(50): 5 (1895).
Brachycorythis tysonii Bolus, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 485 (1884).
Brachycorythis junodiana Kraenzl., Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 60: 389 (1915).
Soft underground tuber. Slender, hairless, up to 45 cm high. Two relatively large soft flat leaves near base of stern, c 7 cm long x 1 cm wide; stem-leaves few, much smaller, widely spaced, grading into bracts. Axis wavy. Bracts erect, those at middle of raceme c 13 mm long, tapering to fine point. Flowers standing out from axis; perianth segments c. 7 mm long except for lip which is slightly longer, not lobed, its base boat-shaped, end much wider, flat. Sepals brownish, spreading; petals white; side petals arched behind column. No spur or pouch.
At elevations of 1200 to 2350 meters in montane marshy grasslands. This species blooms in summer.
Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999; Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa and Swaziland McMurty, Grobler, Grobler & Burns 2008;
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