Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
longicolle
NOTES

A tuberous orchid to 40 cm. Has 2 broadly ovate leaves which lie flat on the ground. The bracts are large and deflexed. The leaves wither as the flowers emerge.


AUTHORITY
Lindl.
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Ivory or pale pink flowers are borne in a dense spike. The petals and sepals have dark purple markings. The 2 long spurs have dark red tips. The floral bracts are bent downwards
Colour: Cream
Notes: Flowers may be pale pink
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Ground orchid
Habitat
NOTES: Particularly common after fire
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Satyrium maculatum



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