Tridactyle virgula (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1918Drawing by G Delepierre and The Herbarium of the National Botanic Garden Of Belgium Website

Part shadeCool to Cold Spring

Common Name The Small Twig Tridactyle [refers to the Leaves]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Zaire, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda in undergrowth of montane forests at elevations of 1770 to 2500 meters as a miniature to large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with curved and rarely branched stems in tufts carrying linear, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a [4 to 5 mm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence

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

Synonyms *Angraecum virgula Kraenzl. 1895; Listrostachys virgula (Kraenzl.) Rolfe 1897

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 3 Cribb 1989; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006