African Plant Database

Tridactyle stipulata (De Wild.) Schltr.
Protologue : Beih. Bot. Centralbl., Abt. 2. 36(2): 147 (1918)
Information on the genus : Tridactyle
Basionym : Angraecum stipulatum De Wild.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Angraecum stipulatum De Wild. (1906)
 Tridactyle scottellii var. stipulata (De Wild.) Geerinck
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb; stems long, branching; leaves linear-lanceolate, 9-11x0,6-1,2 cm, with a needle-shaped stipule 4 mm long at top of leaf sheath; inflorescences 1,5 cm long, borne above or at the side of the stipules, 5-6-flowered; flowers white; sepals ± equal, 3-4 mm long, the laterals somewhat wider than the dorsal; petals lanceolate 3-4 mm long; lip 5x2-3 mm, 3-lobed; side lobes spreading, entire, more slender than midlobe; spur 6-9 mm long.
Ecology : Dense forest.
  In Fl. Zambes. 11/2: 448, 1998, treated as a synonym of T. inaequilonga. On the other hand, Stévart (2003: 126-127) included T. inaequilonga [and synonyms T. acutomarginata (De Wild.) Schltr., etc.] in T. stipulata. See above under T. inaequilonga and T. scottellii.
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