AGRONEO
0
avatar

Benny Dumbo

Tridactyle tricuspis

February 9, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, erect, growing on a cypress about 5 m above the ground. Roots prominent. Stem abbreviated. Inflorescences suberect, distichous. Flowers greenish cream, nocturnally scented, with a jasmine-like fragrance. Plant in cultivation (RWA80). A total of 3 duplicates only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 42.0’ 39.0” N2.0° 33.0’ 7.0” W

João Farminhão – Landry Dumbo – Benny Dumbo – Tariq Stévart

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeTridactyleTridactyle tricuspisSpecimen Tridactyle tricuspis

Protea welwitschii

February 9, 2018 (, Updated )

Multistemmed shrub 4 m tall. Leaves glaucous, hairy. Flowers white, sweet scented. DNA.

29.0° 40.0’ 57.0” N2.0° 33.0’ 42.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

ProteaceaeProteaProtea welwitschiiSpecimen Protea welwitschii

Rhipidoglossum eggelingii

February 7, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on the trunk of Xymalos monospora about 1.9 m above the ground. Flowers greenish turning yellow at late anthesis. Buttery scent during the night. Unicate preserved in spirit.

28.0° 58.0’ 47.0” N2.0° 33.0’ 33.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum eggelingiiSpecimen Rhipidoglossum eggelingii

Ancistrorhynchus clandestinus

February 5, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on a branch of Parinari excelsa about 25 m above the ground. Inflorescence capituliform arising below the leaves. Plant in cultivation (RWA183). DNA.

29.0° 11.0’ 19.0” N2.0° 28.0’ 22.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeAncistrorhynchusAncistrorhynchus clandestinusSpecimen Ancistrorhynchus clandestinus

Rhipidoglossum microphyllum

February 5, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on a branch of a dead Macaranga kilimandscharica about 15 m above the ground. Leaves up to 7.1 cm long, and 0.9 cm wide. Plant in cultivation (RWA185). DNA.

29.0° 11.0’ 9.0” N2.0° 28.0’ 51.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum microphyllumSpecimen Rhipidoglossum microphyllum

Tridactyle nigrescens

February 4, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial. Stem dark purple. Flowers green, column orange. Unicate only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 12.0’ 11.0” N2.0° 29.0’ 11.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeTridactyleTridactyle nigrescensSpecimen Tridactyle nigrescens

Rhipidoglossum ugandense

February 4, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, suberect, growing on a trunk of Macaranga kilimandsharica about 1 m above the ground. Inflorescence remnants pendant. Photo voucher associated to silica gel. DNA.

29.0° 12.0’ 7.0” N2.0° 29.0’ 11.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum ugandenseSpecimen Rhipidoglossum ugandense

Rhipidoglossum pusillum

February 4, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, erect, growing on branches of Syzygium guineense about 20 m above the ground. Stem abbreviated, bearing prominent marcescent leaf sheaths. Leaves conduplicate. Inflorescences erect. Flowers white, lip spur greenish yellow, viscidia and pollinia yellow. Plant in cultivation (RWA176). A total of duplicates only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 12.0’ 7.0” N2.0° 29.0’ 11.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum pusillumSpecimen Rhipidoglossum pusillum

Rhipidoglossum ovale

February 4, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on Beilschmiedia rwandensis. Plant in cultivation (RWA182). DNA.

29.0° 11.0’ 52.0” N2.0° 29.0’ 27.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum ovaleSpecimen Rhipidoglossum ovale

Rhipidoglossum ovale

February 4, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on Beilschmiedia rwandensis. Inflorescences pendant. Flowers cream, ovary and floral pedicel pinkish, pollinia yellow. A total of 2 duplicates only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 11.0’ 53.0” N2.0° 29.0’ 31.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum ovaleSpecimen Rhipidoglossum ovale

Rhipidoglossum bilobatum

February 4, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant. Stems elongate. Inflorescences pendant. Flowers greenish to cream. Pollinia yellow, rostellum white. Unicate only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 11.0’ 53.0” N2.0° 29.0’ 31.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum bilobatumSpecimen Rhipidoglossum bilobatum

Rhipidoglossum arbonnieri

February 4, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, erect, growing on branches of Syzygium guineense about 20 m above the ground. Stem abbreviated, bearing prominent marcescent leaf sheaths. Leaves conduplicate. Inflorescence remnants pendant. Plant in cultivation (RWA177). DNA.

29.0° 12.0’ 7.0” N2.0° 29.0’ 11.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeRhipidoglossumRhipidoglossum arbonnieriSpecimen Rhipidoglossum arbonnieri

Tridactyle scottellii

February 3, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on the trunk of Maesa lanceolata about 2.5-3 m above the ground. Flowers orange. Unicate only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 17.0’ 16.0” N2.0° 19.0’ 32.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeTridactyleTridactyle scottelliiSpecimen Tridactyle scottellii

Tridactyle bicaudata

February 3, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on a dead trunk of Xymalos monospora 1.5 m above the ground. Leaves light green. Inflorescence emerging laterally to each other in groups of of 3. Fruits light green. Plant in cultivation (RWA174). A total of 3 duplicates only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 18.0’ 17.0” N2.0° 16.0’ 59.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeTridactyleTridactyle bicaudataSpecimen Tridactyle bicaudata

Tridactyle bicaudata

February 3, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, monopodial, pendant, growing on a dead trunk of Grevilea robusta 2.5-3 m above the ground. Stem curving upwards. Leaves dark green. Fruits light green. Plant in cultivation (RWA174.5). Unicate only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 17.0’ 58.0” N2.0° 18.0’ 43.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeTridactyleTridactyle bicaudataSpecimen Tridactyle bicaudata

Disperis thomensis

February 3, 2018 (, Updated )

Terrestrial herb. Stem purple. Leaves dark green, purplish on the under surface. Flowers white with 2 violet spots. Pollinia white. A total of 2 duplicates only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 17.0’ 50.0” N2.0° 19.0’ 9.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeDisperisDisperis thomensisSpecimen Disperis thomensis

Disperis dicerochila

February 3, 2018 (, Updated )

Terrestrial herb. Stem purple. Leaves purple on the under surface. Flowers bright pink, lip with magenta and yellow markings, pollinia white. A total of 2 duplicates only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 17.0’ 50.0” N2.0° 19.0’ 9.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeDisperisDisperis dicerochilaSpecimen Disperis dicerochila

Disperis dicerochila

February 3, 2018 (, Updated )

Terrestrial herb. Stem green. Leaves green on both sides. Flowers pale pink, lip white with purplish and yellow markings, pollinia white. Unicate only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 17.0’ 53.0” N2.0° 19.0’ 5.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaeDisperisDisperis dicerochilaSpecimen Disperis dicerochila

Hibiscus reekmansii

February 2, 2018 (, Updated )

Terrestrial herb. Stems and petioles speckled in dark red and covered in rigid hairs. Flowers pale yellow with dark red center. Pollen grains orange. DNA.

28.0° 58.0’ 40.0” N2.0° 33.0’ 16.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

MalvaceaeHibiscusHibiscus reekmansiiSpecimen Hibiscus reekmansii

Polystachya galeata

February 1, 2018 (, Updated )

Epiphytic herb, sympodial, erect, growing as a trunk epiphyte on Carapa grandiflora about 2.5 m above the ground. Leaves leathery, dark green. Inflorescences, erect, green, puberulous, with descending curly floral bracts. Flowers pale yellow, lip white. Fruits triquetrous, green. Plant in cultivation (RWA159). A total of 3 duplicates only preserved in spirit. DNA.

29.0° 13.0’ 55.0” N2.0° 30.0’ 57.0” W

João Farminhão – Benny Dumbo

Creative Commons BY-SA Tropicos

OrchidaceaePolystachyaPolystachya galeataSpecimen Polystachya galeata