Tridactyle stipulata (De Wild.) Schltr.1918

Plant and Flowers Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Straw-Like Tridactyle

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in central Zaire as a medium sized epiphyte with long, branching stems with a small stipule below each leaf and carrying linear-lanceolate, tapering at both ends, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a racemose, short to .6" [1.5 cm] long, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence

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

Synonyms * Angraecum stipulatum De Wild. 1906; Tridactyle scottellii var. stipulata (De Wild.) Geerinck 1992

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