Acrolophia bolusii Rolfe 1911 Photo by Marland Holderness and his Flickr Website

partial sun Cool Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name Bolus' Acrolophia

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in southwestern Cape Province in restio-veld in sand at elevations near sea level to 250 meters as a slender to robust, medium to just large sized, cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring to early summer on an erect, laxly branched, many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 drawing fide;