Didymoplexis verrucosa J.Stewart & Hennessy 1980

in situ drawing

TYPE Photo by C J Ward/Drawing by E.F. Hennessy and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Technical Drawing

Drawing by Linder & Kurzweil

Common Name The Verrucose Didymoplexiella

Flower Size

Found in Natal South Africa and Madagascar in dune forests as a miniature sized, cold growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with large colorless tubers giving rise to a pale brown to whitish, slender, leafless stem that blooms in the winter on an erect, short, successively 1 to 2, several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *AOS Bulletin Vol 49 #8 1980 photo/drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe and Hall 1982 photos fide; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001