Diaphananthe garayana Szlach. & Olszewski 2001


Plant Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Part shadeWarm TO CoolSpring

Common Name or Meaning Garay's Diaphananthe [American Botanist and Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Cameroon as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem growing horizontally and carrying 2 ranked, to 12, fan-shaped, oblanceolate, unequally bilobed apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary pendant, to 7.2" [18 cm] long, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence with small bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006