!Evotella rubiginosa (Sond. ex Bolus) Kurzweil & H.P.Linder 1991

Plant and Flowers in situ Photos by Cameron McMaster

Common Name The Rust Red Evotella

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in southwest Cape Province, South Africa in marshy veldt at elevations of 450 to 1200 meters as a slender, small sized, cold growing terrestrial with narrowly linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Corycium rubiginosum (Sond. ex Bolus) Rolfe 1913; Pterygodium rubiginosum Sond. ex Bolus 1884

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974 as Corycium rubignosum; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 as Corycium rubignosum photo fide; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 drawing/photo fide; 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 photo/drawing fide;