Tridactyle fusifera Mansf. 1934

Photo by T Stevart and The Orchidaceae Of Central Africa Website

Deep shade LATE

Common Name The ? 3 Jags? Tridactyle

Flower Size .14" [3.5 mm]

Found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Cameroon in montane rainforests on large branches and in forks at elevations of 600 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate stem carrying 2 ranked, ligulate to linear-liguylate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary or below the leaves to 1.6" [4 cm] long, few flowered inflorescnece


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Les Orchidees de Cote d'Ivorie Perez-Vera 2003 drawing/photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006