Schizochilus crenulatus H.P.Linder 1980 Photo by Lourens Grobler

FragrancePartial sun Cold LATERSpring to EARLY Summer

Common Name The Notched Schizochilus

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Transvaal South Africa around the edges of flat rock flushes in mossbeds at elevations of 1500 to 1800 meters as a miniature to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 4+ radical leaves and a few cauline leaves above that blooms in the later spring and early summer on an erect then nodding, reddish, secund, lax, 6 to 25 flowered inflorescence and carrys sweet scented flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo good; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa and Swaziland McMurty, Grobler, Grobler & Burns 2008;