AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Subtribe Diceratostelinae (Dressl.) Szlach., stat. et comb. nov.

Basionym:

Diceratosteleae Dressl., Lindleyana 5(2): 114. 1990.

Description:

Lip with thickenings along the midvein. Lip base canaliculate but not saccate. Seeds of modified Goodyera type. Staminodes stout, subequalling the anther. Rostellum triangular, erect, partially hiding the anther base. Anther with conical apex. Pollinia slightly arcuate.

A monotypid subtribe with the one genus Diceratostele Summerh.