Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
speciosa
NOTES

A robust tuberous geophyte to 1 m with oblong to broadly lanceolate leaves which are arranged spirally round the stem.


AUTHORITY
(L.f.) Willd.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The green and white flowers are borne in a many-flowered raceme. The petals are bilobed, the lip is 3-fid and the stamens are long and protruding
Colour: Green
Notes: Flowers partly white
Colour: White
Common Name
Phantom orchid
Ground orchid
Green wood orchid
Oktoberlelie
Groenmoederkappie
Habitat
NOTES: Found in the bush on the Geelhout side
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
June
July
August
September
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Habenaria boltonii
Orchis speciosa
Bonatea boltonii
Bonatea densiflora
Habenaria densiflora
Habenaria robusta



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