African Plant Database

Bolusiella maudiae (Bolus) Schltr.
Information on the genus : Bolusiella
Basionym : Angraecum maudiae Bolus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Angraecum maudiae Bolus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bolusiella imbricata (Rolfe) Schltr.
=Listrostachys imbricata Rolfe (1910)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb; stem simple, 0,2-2 cm long; leaves 4-8, sword-shaped, succulent, 1-3,5x0,5-1 cm, upper surface not sulcate; inflorescences straight at base, 2-6,5 cm long, dense, with 16-24 flowers in apical half; bracts brown, triangular, acuminate, 3,5-7x3-5 mm long, as long as flowers; flowers 3,5-4 mm long; lip triangular, 1,3-2,2x1-1,6 mm, obscurely 3-lobed; spur cylindrical, greenish, 1-2 mm long, curved under the lip.
Ecology : Humid and dense forest; riverine forest; moderately disturbed forest; high rainfall Brachystegia woodland on the main tree branches; often in outer canopy of rain-forest trees; rarely on trunks; on twigs and branches of small trees and bushes; 600-1800-2000 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Epiphyte, Succulent- Ht up to 0.05 m. Alt: ? - 680 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 129 (1997).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 431 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 44998
Record n°44998
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