FZ.50. Summerhayesia P.J. Cribb

Cribb, P.J. (1977) New orchids from South Central Africa Kew Bulletin 32(1) 137-187

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998) Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2)

Description of the genus

Epiphytic monopodial herbs; stems short, leafy; roots arising at stem base. Leaves distichous, conduplicate, linear or ligulate. Inflorescence arising in leaf axils, many-flowered. Flowers rather fleshy, white or creamy-yellow. Sepals and petals subsimilar. Lip entire, concave, clasping the column, spurred at the base. Column short, stout.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Summerhayesia
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Summerhayesia
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Summerhayesia
Plants of the World Online: Summerhayesia
Tropicos: Summerhayesia
Wikipedia: Summerhayesia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Summerhayesia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=450, retrieved 4 March 2024

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