Holothrix filicornis Immelman & Schelpe 1981 Photo by Botanical Research Institute

Part shadeCold LATERFall EARLIERWinter

Common Name The Thin Spur Holothrix

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in southwestern Namibia to northwestern Cape Province of South Africa on rock crevasses and on stoney slopes in dry scrub at elevations around 600 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender, erect, hairless stem carrying hairless leaves that blooms in the later fall through earlier winter on an erect, to 8" [20 cm] long, lax, many flowered inflorescence.


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