Appendicula clemensiae (Ames) Ames 1913 publ. 1914 Photo by Ravan Schneider and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescence Photo by Dale Borders

Full shade Warm Cool Winter Spring LATE EARLY

Common Name or Meaning Clemens' Appendicula [American Female Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations 500 to 1700 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with upright, semipendulous, branching towards the apex stems carrying 2 ranked, linear, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter and spring, late summer and early fall on a terminal to axillary, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, to 20, successively 1 to 3 at a time flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Podochilus clemensiae Ames 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;