Holothrix schlechteriana Kraenzl. ex Schltr. 1899 Photo by Kurzwell

Part sunCold SpringSummer

Common Name Schlechter's Holothrix [German Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size .08 to .24" [2 to 6 mm]

Found in Cape Province of South Africa among rocks and shrubs as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 basal, ovoid, glabrous leaves that blooms on a bracteate, stout, moderately to densely short, finely velvety pilose, peduncle 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, 5.4 to 10.4" [13.5 to 27 cm] long overall, many flowered inflorescence.


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 photo fide;