Porpax repens var. repens

A small epiphyte. The widely creeping, prostrate, stems like pseudobulbs can form extensive mats, sometimes covering entire trunks and branches of the host trees. Leaves 2 per pseudobulb, suborbicular. Flowers solitary yellow with darker brown-yellow stripes.
In Brachystegia woodland at higher altitudes, 1050 - 2200 m.
Flowering in Dec. - Feb
It differs from the rare and restricted Stolzia repens var. obtusa by the much lighter coloured flowers and the longer, lanceolate and acuminate petals and sepals.
Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe.
Summerhayes, V.S. (1953). African orchids XXI Kew Bulletin 8(1) Page 141.; La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 184.; La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 290.; Cribb, P.J. (1978). A revision of Stolzia (Orchidaceae) Kew Bulletin 33(1) Page 87.
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