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Brachycorythislastii Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.)
Ball, John S.
Terrestrial African Orchids: A Select Review
Browning, Jane; Hennessy, Esmé
Synonym Schwartzkopffia lastii (Rolfe) Schltr.
For distribution, description and notes see Fl. Zamb.11(1): 26, t. 8 (1995).
Additional information from J.S. Ball notes, diagrams and paintings.
J.S. Ball 420; location: Chimanimani Mountains, under shade of Uapaca kirkiana trees.
Description: as for FZ, but ‘plant height 13 cm’.
‘Pollinia paired, pale sulphur yellow; gland almost circular, grey beige colour’.
1, and 2, habit; 3, pollinarium; 4, lip; 5, flower, face view; 6, dorsal sepal; 7, petal, ‘adnate to column on the inner lower shaded area’; 8, lateral sepal, ‘keeled, margins folded backwards’; 9, lateral sepal showing ‘basal pouch’; 10, flower, sectional view.
1—10 not to scale; 2—10 from J.S. Ball 420; (1, drawn by J.B.M. Ball, from a specimen not lodged); (2 and 4, drawn by L. Ball).