African Plant Database


Bolusiella iridifolia (Rolfe) Schltr.
Family : ORCHIDACEAE
Information on the genus : Bolusiella
Basionym : Listrostachys iridifolia Rolfe
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bolusiella iridifolia (Rolfe) Schltr. subsp. iridifolia
 Listrostachys iridifolia Rolfe (1897)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Bolusiella iridifolia subsp. picea P. J. Cribb
Bolusiella iridifolia (Rolfe) Schltr. subsp. iridifolia
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic or lithophytic herb; stem 0,5-2 cm long; leaves 4-6, ensiform, 1,5-3,8x0,2-0,4 cm, upper surface deeply sulcate; inflorescences 3-8 cm long, dense, 5-26-flowered; bracts ovate, acuminate, 1,2-3,1 mm long, smaller than flowers, brown to black; flowers 2,1-4,6 mm long; lip triangular, 1,3-2,3x0,7-1,3 mm; spur cylindrical, 1,2-1,9 mm long.
Ecology : Humid forest, permanently or temporarily flooded; evergreen rain-forest; dry forest at edge of gallery forest on upper branches of Uapaca togoensis in Berlinia forest; coffee and cocoa plantations; shrubby fringes of inselbergs; on branches in the canopy of Aningeria altissima, Antiaris toxicaria forest; also on isolated trees; in mosses and lichens; on rocks near rivers and waterfalls; on twigs and branches of forest trees and scrub; on bushes and small trees; 100-2400 m alt.
  S. Tomé; Comoros.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 175928
 
Record n°175928
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