Holothrix thodei Rolfe 1912

Plant and Flowers in situ Photos by Cameron & Rhoda McMaster and their African Bulbs - South African Orchid Page

Full sun Cool Cold Summer

Common Name Thode's Holothrix

Flower Size

Found in Cape Province, Lesotho, Natal, and Orange Free State in rocky grasslands at elevations of 1500 to 2400 meters in full sun as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with hairs on the upper surface and withering by blooming leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, to 10" [to 25 cm] long, lax to dense many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo fide;