Holothrix pleistodactyla Kraenzl. 1895 Drawing by Williamson

Part shadeCold Winter

Common Name The Strong Fingered Holothrix

Flower Size .22" [5.5 mm] long

Found in Malawi and Tanzania in open upland montane grasslands as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with ovoid tubers giving rise to 2, reniform, basal, not adpressed to the ground, hairy leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, hairy, rather lax, to 8" [20 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence carrying resuinate, yellow flowers.

Synonyms Holothrix rorida G.Will. 1990

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1977 drawing fide; Flora Zambeziaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae part 1 Pope 1995;