Appendicula floribunda (Schltr.) Schltr. 1912 SECTION Chromatodesme

Plant and Flower Photos by Art Vogel

Common Name The Many Flowered Appendicula

Flower Size

Found in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra in lowlands and hill forests at elevations of 100 to 400 meters as a small sized hot growing epiphyte with clustered, erect, terete, not branching, somewhat zigzag stems carrying many lanceolate, broadest near the base, gradually narrowing towards the apex, rather thin leaves that blooms on a usually terminal, sometimes lateral, 1.2 to 2.8" [3 to 7 cm] long, branching sparingly at the base, many flowered inflorescence holding the flowers in a cylindrical shape

Synonyms *Podochilus floribundus Schltr. 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand VI Botanisk Tidsskrift 70 bind Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; 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 Beeman & Wood 2001 photo ok; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 8 2011; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing good; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide