Tridactyle lisowskii (Szlach.) Szlach. & Olszewski 2001

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Part sunWarmFall Winter

Common Name or Meaning Liskowski's Tridactyle [Polish Botanist later 1900's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Cameroon, Gabon and Zaire on granite rocks at elevations of 750 to 1070 meters as a small to giant sized, warm growing lithophyte with upright to semi-pendent stems carrying 3 to 9, linear, leathery, thick, bright green leaves that blooms in the fall or winter on a 1.2" to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, 6 to 12 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Angraecum viridescens De Wild. 1905; *Mystacidium laurentii De Wild. 1903; Tridactyle laurentii var. kabareensis Geerinck 1990; Tridactyle scottellii subsp. lisowskii Szlach. 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006