AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Habenaria section Kryptostoma Summerh. in Kew Bull. 14: 135 (1960).
Description:

Petals divided to about half their length, the upper lobe adnate to the dorsal sepal and the lower lobe fleshy and linear. Lip joined to column in basal part, free part trilobed.Stem leafy.

Type species: Habenaria tentaculigera Rchb.f.
Species:

Habenaria goetzeana Kraenzl. Tanzania to Zambia.
Habenaria tentaculigera Tanzania to S. Trop. Africa

 World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 12/23/2009