Life form: epiphytic herb
Max. height: 8.5 cm long
Leaf: alternate, simple, elliptic, microphyll (0.7-1.5
x 2-6 cm), coriaceous, greyish green to reddish blue; 1-2 leaves
Inflorescence: terminal, not branched (up to 7 cm long), pendulous, up to 13 flowers Flower: small (petals 0.5 cm long), pubescent; calyx green to yellowish; corolla greenish yellow; fragrant
Fruit: dry dehiscent (capsule), elliptic, green-brown; many seeds Seed: very small
Other: the pseudobulb is elliptic, dull bluish green sometimes tinged purplish.
Continent: Upper Guinea endemic Upper Guinea: Côte d'lvoire, Ghana Distribution type: continuous, widespread, present in 6 30' cells, distribution range is 657 km Forest type: evergreen forest (Arends et al. 1980)
Deciduousness: deciduous, it drops the leaves during the dry season (Arends et al. 1980) Dispersal: by wind
Timing: flowering period from October to November (De Koning 1983)
It ¡s found on the bare bark of fully exposed branches of large forest trees. Usually ¡n forests at lower altitudes (Arends et al. 1980).
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