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

Malawi: 6 taxa.

Stolzia repens var. obtusa

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
compacta P.J. Cribb subsp. compacta [End]N,S
compacta P.J. Cribb subsp. purpurata P.J. CribbSDescription, Image
nyassana Schltr.N
repens (Rolfe) Summerh. var. repens N,C,SDescription, Image
repens (Rolfe) Summerh. var. obtusa G. Will.SDescription, Image
williamsonii P.J. Cribb[NrEnd]N

Other sources of information about Stolzia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Stolzia
Flora of Mozambique: Stolzia
Flora of Zambia: 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: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Stolzia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=431, retrieved 23 April 2024

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