Appendicula irigensis Ames 1923

Photo by Leonardo L. Co and The PhytoImages Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Deep Shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name The Mount Iriga Appendicula [A mountain in the Philippines ]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Philippines in dense forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with branching stems carrying 2 ranked, elliptic-lanceolate, bilobed mucronate apex, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal to axillary, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with spreading linear bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;