Tridactyle muriculata (Rendle) Schltr. 1918


Side View of flowerPhoto by Murielle Simo-Droissart and The Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Common Name The Small Points Tridactyle

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Nigeria and Cameroon as an epiphyte with a sdtout, branching stem carrying linear-oblong, broadly and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a short, arising opposite or below the leaves, single flowered inflorescence

Similar to T anthomaniaca but differs in the more slender stems, narrower leaves and the larger flower with a much longer spur.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!!

Synonyms Angraecum muriculatum Rendle 1913

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