Polystachya caespitifica

Polystachya caespitifica - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Polystachya caespitifica grows in Kenya and northern Tanzania in mountain forests. It is cool to warm growing and is fragrent. The genus Polystachya (Pol) contains more than 130 species from pretty much all over the tropical parts of the world. Flowers open downward but there are several flowers on a spike.