Stolzia elaidium (Lindl.) Summerh.1964

Plant and Inflorescence in situ Gabon Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning

Flower Size .1" [2 mm]

Found in Liberia, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Gulf of Guinea Islands as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte

Synonyms *Bulbophyllum elaidium Lindl. 1862; Phyllorchis elaidum (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Porpax elaidium (Lindl.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 2 - A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Vermeullen 1987 as Bulbophyllum elaidium; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991 ;