Polystachya geniculata Summerh. 1956 SECTION Elasticae Kraenzl. Specimen sheet by The Arkive Website

Common Name The Kneeling Polystachya

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Cameroon in marshy grasslands, and between rock slabs on outcrops of granite rocks at elevations around 100 to 1850 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with clustered, conical pseudobulbs carrying 5 to 10, distichous, linear, acute, arcuate, conduplicate leaves that blooms in nthe spring summer and fall on an erect, terminal, 1 to many branched, well spaced on rachis, " [35 to 88 cm] long, 6 to 50 flowered inflorescence arising on alder leafless pseudobulbs.

Synonyms Epiphorella geniculata (Summerh.) Mytnik & Szlach. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of West Central Africa Vol 2 Szlachetko etal 2015 as Epiphorella geniculata drawing ok