!Margelliantha leedalii P.J. Cribb 1979 Photo by Bob Campbell and the Orchids of Kenya ,

Part Sun Warm Cold Spring

Common Name Leedal's Margelliantha

Flower Size

Found in Kenya and Tanzania on mossy tree branches at elevations of 1500 to 2350 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with erect to pendant, short stems carrying 3 to 6, distichous, slightly falcate, ligulate, unequally bilobed apically, basally twisted leaves that blooms in the spring on several, below the leaves, 3" [7.5 cm] long, finely wiry, 3 to 8 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Kenya Stewart 1996 Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 3 Cribb 1989; Orchids of Kenya Stewart & Campbell 1996; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006 drawing/photo fide

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