Polystachya pseudodisa Kraenzl.
  • Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1926: 293 (1926) 

Notes: Distribution: W. Trop. Africa

General Description

Flowers mauve or purplish with yellow hairs on lip; on rocks or on Calagyna pilosa.


; on rocks or on Calagyna pilosa.


Iv. C.: Mt. Tonkoui, 3, 400 ft. (Apr.) Leeuwenberg 3858!

Lib.: Ballowallah, Kailahun to Bolahun (Feb.) Bequaert 69!

S. L.: Sefadu (Mar.) Deighton 3517! 3569! 3626! T. S. Jones 170!


in Kew Bull. 1926: 293.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa West Tropical Africa Ivory Coast
  • Liberia
  • Sierra Leone


  • 1 Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2011). A monograph of the subtribe Polystachyinae Schltr. (Orchidaceae): 1-400. Fundacja Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdanskiego.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa. Published on the Internet; http://apps.kew.org/efloras/
WCS higher taxonomy
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