!Thulinia albolutea P.J.Cribb 1985

Photo by Aluka

Part ShadeCoolWinter

Common Name or Meaning The Whitish Yellow Thulinia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Tanzania in the Nguru Mountains at elevations of 1900 to 2100 meters in upland grasslands on steep rocky slopes as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a bsal tuber giving rise to an erect, slender stem and carrying to 7, suberect to arcuate, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, 3.6" [to 9 cm] long, few flwoered, slender, wiry inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 3 Cribb 1989; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 40 2000 drawing good; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 photo/drawing fide fide;