Huttonaea fimbriata (Harv.) Rchb.f. 1867 Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Full shade Cool Cold LATE Spring Summer

Common Name The Fringed Huttonaea

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Cape Province and Natal South Africa at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters in cooler forests in deep shade as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 2, ovate, broadly cordate, upper smaller, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, 6 to 20 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo; Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa and Swaziland McMurty, Grobler, Grobler & Burns 2008 photos;