Tridactyle laurentii (De Wild.) Schltr. 1918 Photos by Murielle Simo-Droissart and Her Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Plant in situ

Another in situ plant view Gabon Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning Laurent's Tridactyle

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Gabon and Zaire in dense evergreen forests and gallery forests around elevations of 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with narrow stems carrying longitudinally folded, linear to narrowly ellipitc, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on short, single flowered inflorescence held along the stem opposite the leaves

Synonyms Angraecum viridescens De Wild. 1905; *Mystacidium laurentii De Wild. 1903; Tridactyle laurentii var. kabareensis Geerinck 1990

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006