Huttonaea fimbriata (Harv.) Rchb.f. 1867 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Plant and flower

Photo by Kurzweil

Full shade Cool Cold LATE Spring Summer

Common Name The Fringed Huttonaea

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Cape Province and Natal South Africa at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters in cooler forests in deep shade as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 2, ovate, broadly cordate, upper smaller, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, 6 to 20 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo good; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 drawing fide/photo ok; Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa and Swaziland McMurty, Grobler, Grobler & Burns 2008 photos; Orchid Digest Vol 77 #3 2013 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #2 2019 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #11 2019 photo fide;