Country of Origin: South Africa, Mozambique & Zimbabwe
Habitat: found in woody, humid regions near and around the Kruger National Park
Description: [syn. Ansellia nilotica]
Uses: Used in traditional medicine in Zimbabwe and South Africa as an aphrodisiac.
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Culture: Keep plant in intermediate to warm temperatures and bright light. Plant prefers dry outs between watering. Pot in medium fir bark. 3
Accession # 199100387
Accession Date: 12-31-1991
Bench: 1102 - AFR: African Orchids
Currently: active - new growth
Qty: 2 confirmed on 03-17-2020
IUCN Red List: Species Vulnerable or Habitat Critically Threatened