Schizochilus is an African genus of terrestrial orchids in the Orchidaceae family. Eight of the about 20 species are found in South Africa.
Schizochilus flexuosus grows in grassland or on damp sheet rock or damp cliffs in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. Flowers are white with a yellow lip. Photos taken by Cameron McMaster in the Eastern Cape at Maclear.
Schizochilus zeyheri is found in montane grassland from the Eastern Cape to the Northern Province of South Africa. It is tuberous and has large bright yellow flowers in a dense nodding spike. Photos by #1-5 taken by Cameron McMaster in the Eastern Cape. Photo #2 was taken at Mt. Thomas and photo #3 at Gaika's Kop. Photos #4-5 were taken at Satansnek Pass. Photo #6 from Bob Rutemoeller was also taken at Satansnek Pass.