Appendicula calcarata Ridl. 1896 SECTION Chromatodesme Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Site

Another Angle Photo by Gary Yong Gee and His Orchid Photo Site

Plant and Flowers Photo by David Stella and His Flickr Photo Site

Common Name The Spurred Appendicula

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Borneo and Sumatra in hill forests at elevations of 800 to 900 meters as a medium sized, warm growing, sympodial, semi-pendulous epiphyte with a freely branching stem carrying oblong, sessile, unequal, obtuse apically, shortly apiculate leaves that blooms on a terminal, 1 to 1.4" [2.5 to 3.5 cm] long, to 8 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Podochilus calcaratus (Ridl.) Schltr. 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman Wood etal 2001; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Wood 2003 drawing/photo good; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 8 2011 drawing good; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide;

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