Pterygodium hallii (Schelpe) Kurzweil & H.P.Linder 1991 SECTION Anochilus Photo by Hubert Kurzweil , and his South African Orchid Website

Plant In Situ Cape Province Photo by Cameron & Rhoda Mc Masters and their African Bulbs Website


Common Name Hall's Pterygodium

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in western Cape Province South Africa among short, dry scrub as a slender to robust, medium szied, cold growing terretrial with lanceolte leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, fairly dense, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Anochilus hallii Schelpe 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001