Appendicula imbricata J.J.Sm. 1903

Plant and Flowers Photos by JB Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Imbricate Appendicula

Flower Size .14" [3.5 mm]

Found in southeastern Java as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with both pendulous and climbing, rooting at several locations along the stem, much branched stem carrying, many, obtusely and unevenly bilobed apically with a small central cusp, all twisted as to lie in one plane, at a 90 degree angle to the stem leaves that blooms in the fall on several, short, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photos good;