Appendicula lucbanensis (Ames) Ames 1913 publ. 1914 Photo by Tian-Chuan Hsu and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Cool Winter Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Lucban Appendicula [Municipality of Lucban, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Lukban), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in the Philippines and southern Taiwan on moss covered trees at elevations around 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendulous, branched stems carrying 2 ranked, oblong-lanceolate, very thin, midvein terminated into a point, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter, spring, Summer and fall on a terminal, pendulous, to 1" [2.5 cm] long, successively 1, few flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, reflexed floral bracts and carrying yellow flowers

Synonyms *Podochilus lucbanensis Ames 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;