AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Thulinia P.J.Cribb, Kew Bull. 40: 401 (1985).
Description:
A monotypic terrestrial genus confined to Tanzania and is part of the tribe Orchideae but differs in the complex callus and spur which is fused to the ovary for it's entire length.
Distribution:
Tanzania.
Cultivation:
Not in cultivation
Species:

Thulinia albolutea P.J.Cribb Tanzania (Nguru Mts.).

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 2/1/2010
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