Holothrix culveri Bolus 1905 Drawing by Bolus

Part sunCold Winter

Common Name Culver's Holothrix

Flower Size .14" [3.5 mm]

Found in Mpumalanga of South Africa on rocky slopes at elevations around 650 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing lithophyte with an erect stem carrying a single, basal leaf withered at blooming in the winter on an erect, few basally short haired, linear, acute, bracteate, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Deroemera culveri (Bolus) Schltr. 1906; Holothrix culveri var. integra Bolus 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Schelpe, Linder and Hall 1982; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999;