Stenoglottis woodii Schltr. 1924 Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Inflorescence Photos by Rogier van Vugt and his Orchid webpage

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Common Name Wood's Stenoglottis

Flower Size 1/2" [1.2 cm]

Found in Zimbabwe and South Africa in rocky areas at elevations of sea level to 1500 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing terresstrial or lithophyte with several, cylindrical tubers giving rise to an erect, several sheathed scape and carrying 5 to 20, in a basal rossette, erect to spreading, linear, lanceolate-elliptic to ovate-lanceolate, glabrous, somewhat glaucous green, acute, non-undulate margined leaves that blooms in the spring on a 8" [to 20 cm] long, 5 to 40 flowered, racemose inflorescence.

Synonyms Cynorkis macloughlinii L. Bolus 1928; Stenoglottis macloughlinii (L.Bolus) G.McDonald 1995; Stenoglottis macloughlinii (L.Bolus) G.McDonald ex J.M.H.Shaw 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 4 193 to 256 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo fide; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Part 1 Pope 1995; African Orchids in the Wild and Cultivation La Croix 1997 as S macloughlinii; African Orchids in the Wild and Cultivation La Croix 1997; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 drawing/photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 67 No 5 2002 photo; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo ok

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