Appendicula angustifolia Blume 1825 SECTION Appendicula

Photo by Peter O'Byrne

Full Shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Narrow Leaved Appendicula

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Java at elevations of 750 to 1700 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with very close set, somewhat fleshy, simple, leafy throughout when young, dropping leaves as it ages stems and carrying linear, apically bilobed, obtuse leaves that blooms in the fall on many lateral, .22" to 1/4" [6 to 8mm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Appendicula monoceras Rchb.f. 1857; Appendicula tricornis Rchb.f. 1857; Podochilus angustifolius (Blume) Schltr. 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857 as A monoceras; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857 as A tricornis; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing ok; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra comber 2002 photo fide