African Plant Database

Bolusiella zenkeri (Kraenzl.) Schltr.
Protologue : Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 106 (1918)
Information on the genus : Bolusiella
Basionym : Listrostachys zenkeri Kraenzl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Angraecum zenkeri (Kraenzl.) Schltr.
 Listrostachys zenkeri Kraenzl. (1894)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bolusiella batesii (Rolfe) Schltr.
=Listrostachys batesii Rolfe (1897)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb; stem simple, 1,2-2,5 cm long; leaves 6-10, acinaciform, 3,2-6,5x c. 0,7 cm, apex rounded, upper surface not deeply sulcate; inflorescence 2-25 cm long, 5-23-flowered; bracts brown, wide triangular, acuminate, 1,5-2,3x1,6x3,2 mm, smaller than flowers, sheathing; flowers 4,3-6 mm long; lip narrowly triangular, 2,4-3,9x1-1,2 mm; spur cylindrical, 1,8-3 mm long, greenish, curving towards below the lip.
Ecology : Humid forest; secondary humid forest; cocoa and coffee plantations; forest margins, often on old cocoa trees; 100-1000 m alt.
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see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 45001
Record n°45001
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