This stout, tuberous geophyte (i.e. a plant that has its storage organs underground) is a rare sighting in Steenbok. This orchid is mainly found North of the tennis courts from October until December. The large flat leaves lay on the ground while the towering pink spike shows off between 8 to 22 flowers.
October, November, September
Satyrium membranaceumFamily Name: ORCHIDACEAE
60 cm Pink October, November, September