African Plant Database


Corymborkis minima P. J. Cribb
Family : ORCHIDACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 51(2): 355 (1996)
Information on the genus : Corymborkis
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Terrestrial herb similar to C. corymbis but much smaller in all parts; plant 15-30 cm tall; leaves 5-10x1,5-3 cm; inflorescences 2-6 cm long; flower segments greenish and white, to 1,2 cm long; lip 10-11 mm long, constricted in apical quarter, with a V-shaped callus near constriction.
Ecology : Riverine forest; evergreen rain-forest; old growth forest; on forest floor, very acid sandy clay soil, shady soil; 0-700 m alt.
  Record from Equat. Guinea doubtful (fide Onana & Cheek, l.c.).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 44352
 
Record n°44352
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