Margelliantha burttii (Summerh.) P.J.Cribb 1979 Photos by Linda & Mikael Karlbom in Stockholm/Sweden and their website

Part sunCool

Common Name Burtt's Diaphananthe

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in eastern Zaire to western Rwanda in montane forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying close set, oblong to oboval, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a arising below the leaves, 2.4 to 4" [6 to 10 cm] long, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with small bracts.

Synonyms Angraecopsis burttii (Summerh.) R.Rice 2005; *Diaphananthe burttii Summerh. 1934; Rhipidoglossum burttii (Summerh.) Summerh. 1937

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1986; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #3 2014 photo fide;