Appendicula congenera Blume 1825 SECTION Appendicula

Plant and Flower in situ Java Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Warm Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Related Appendicula

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in western Java in shady places at elevations of 400 to 900 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a non-flattened, unbranched stem carrying 2 ranked, ovate, obtuse, pale green flushed red leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal and lateral, shorter than the leaves, successively 1, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Podochilus congenerus (Blume) Schltr. 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------