Appendicula anomala (Schltr.) Schltr. 1912 SECTION Chaunodesme

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Deviating Appendicula

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Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1600 meters as a cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the early summer.

Schlechter states that along with A aberrans these species are distinguished by the fleshy, flat appendage of the lip, the widening towards the back and the relatively large bracts with irregular to split margins.

Synonyms *Podochilus anomalus Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide