Bartholina

Bartholina is a genus in the Orchidaceae family with 2 species found from Southern Namibia to the Eastern Cape.


Bartholina burmanniana is found on clay slopes and flats from Clanwilliam to the Eastern Cape. It is a tuberous geophyte with a single prostrate hairy leaf and a solitary white flower with a much divided lip. The first photo was taken by Bob Rutemoeller near Greyton September 2003. The second photo is from Alan Horstmann.

Bartholina burmanniana, Greyton, Bob RutemoellerBartholina burmanniana, Alan Horstmann

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