Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Holothrix
Family: Orchidaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
burchellii
NOTES

A slender, tuberous geophyte to 50 cm with a thinly hairy scape and 2 basal, ovate leaves.


AUTHORITY
(Lindl.) Reichb.f.
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The sepals are green and the petals and lip are cream. The flowers are dimorphic, those at the top having much longer petals and lip lobes. The petals have 5-10 filiform lobes and the lip is spurred and divided into 3-13 lobes. Flowers many in a dense raceme
Colour: Green
Common Name
Thread orchid
Tryphia
Jakkalstert
Ground orchid
Habitat
NOTES: Found on rocky ledges in the bush up the Geelhout
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
August
November
October
September
Synonyms for Species
Scopularia burchellii



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