Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
membranaceum
NOTES

A stout tuberous orchid to 60 cm with 2 round leaves flat on the ground. Leaf sheaths on the stem are dry and membranous.


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


Colour
Notes: The petal margins are lacerate. Pink flowers are borne in a raceme. The bracts are dry and deflexed.
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Pink satyrium
Ground orchid
Pienktrewwa
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Satyrium jacttetiae



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