FZ.31. Stolzia Schltr.

Description of the genus

Dwarf patch-forming epiphytic herb with creeping stems bearing pseudobulbs. Pseudobulbs with 1-2 leaves at apex. Inflorescence terminal on the pseudobulb, erect, 1-many-flowered. Lateral sepals joined at the base. Lip entire, recurved, V-shaped in cross section. Pollinia 8.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Stolzia repens var. repens

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
repens (Rolfe) Summerh. var. repens W,ENwDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Stolzia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Stolzia
Flora of Malawi: Stolzia
Flora of Mozambique: Stolzia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Stolzia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stolzia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stolzia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stolzia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Stolzia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Stolzia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stolzia
JSTOR Plant Science: Stolzia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stolzia
Plants of the World Online: Stolzia
Tropicos: Stolzia
Wikipedia: Stolzia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Stolzia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=431, retrieved 4 March 2024

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