African Plant Database

Satyrium miserum Kraenzl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 284 (1901) 
Information on the genus : Satyrium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Terrestrial herb 10-20 cm tall, tubers ± globose, “the size of a pea”; stem leafy; leaves 6-7, 2-3 leaves near the base ovate, 2-3x1 cm, the upper 3 sheath-like; inflorescence 3-5 cm long, 6-15-flowered; flowers sessile, yellow, very small; ovary 3 mm long; tepals deflexed; sepals elliptical, 2 mm long; petals shorter; lip globose, 2x2 mm, mouth narrow; spurs 3 mm long.
Ecology : (Rocky) grassland; 2500-2750 m alt.
  Allied to S. microcorys.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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