Disperis bifida P.J.Cribb 1985

Photo The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Divided Disperis

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found only in Zambia in leaf litter in deep shade of evergreen forsts at elevations around 2180 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying half way up, 2 opposite, dark green, ovate, acute, basally cordate leaves taht blooms in the later summer on an erect, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 1 Pope 1995 drawing fide;