Holothrix majubensis C.Archer & R.H.Archer 1996 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Full sunCold LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Majuba Mountain Holothrix [A mountain range in Natal South Africa]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Natal Province of South Africa in cracks in vertical sandstone cliffs as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing lithophyte with a slender, hairy stem carrying 2 basal, ovate, hairy, green at flowering time leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, secund, to 2.2" [5.5 cm] long, 15 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, hairy floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999;