Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
catholicum
NOTES

A slender tuberous geophyte to 35 cm with 2-4 elliptic-oblong, cauline leaves.


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


Colour
Notes: A few flowers which never open fully are borne in a lax raceme
Colour: Green
Common Name
Bonnet orchid
Moederkappie
Ground orchid
Habitat
NOTES: Only recorded from the veld on the upper side of the Morrison-Youthed path
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Arethusa alaris
Ophrys alaris
Ophrys catholica
Pterygodium alare



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