Margelliantha globularis P.J.Cribb 1979 TYPE Drawing by Cribb

Part shade Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Globular Margelliantha [refers to the flowers shape]

Flower Size

Found in the Uluguru Mountains in Tanzania in montane forests at elevations around 1250 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a pendent to horizontal stem carrying 4 to 5, in two rows, ligulate, dalcate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the later winter on usually 1 to more, peduncle to 1.2" [3 cm] long, wiry, to 2.4" [6 cm] long, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence with ovate, triangular, inflated floral bracts and carrying campanulate, pale creamy yellow flowers

Synonyms Angraecopsis globularis (P.J.Cribb) R.Rice 2005; Rhipidoglossum globulare (P.J.Cribb) Farminhão & Stévart 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1986; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 3 Cribb 1989; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Part 2 Pope 1998; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006;