African Plant Database

Tridactyle hurungweensis Fibeck
Protologue : Orchidee (Hamburg) 2(7)E: 3 (2016)
Information on the genus : Tridactyle
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : With all the characteristics of the very variable T. bicaudata -The leaves are thick-textured (fleshy), stiff, and V-shaped in cross section; the flowers are smaller (6-7 mm Ø, not 10 mm Ø; sepals and petals c. 3x1 mm, not 4-6-8x1-4 mm), and light green or light orange (variable in T. bicaudata from white, pink, yellow with greenish tinge); the scent composition is said to be different.
Ecology : Open miombo woodland at 900-1300 m alt.
  See T. bicaudata. Could be considered as a synonym of T. bicaudata: according to Fibeck (Orchidee Hamburg 67: 469, 2016) it is a “low rainfall vicariant of T. bicaudata”, not only a variant as we consider it.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°236537 created 2017-06-01 - modified 2017-06-01
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