Huttonaea fimbriata

Huttonaea fimbriata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diseae
SubTribe: Huttonaeinae
Genus: Huttonaea
Species: H. fimbriata
Binomial name
Huttonaea fimbriata
(Harv.) Rchb.f. 1867

Huttonaea fimbriata is a terrestrial orchid species found in Africa.


Plants bloom in spring with up to 12 flowers per an inflorescence.


Plant is found growing on the forest floor in the Cape Province and Natal, South Africa at around 1100 meters in elevation.


Plant grows from cool to cold conditions in shady areas.


Common Name:The Fringed Huttonaea


  1. Hallackia fimbriata Harv., Thes. Cap. 2: 2 (1863).
  2. Huttonaea hallackii Bolus, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 339 (1882), nom. illeg.

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