Appendicula luzonensis (Ames) Ames 1913 publ. 1914 Photo by Ravan Schneider and The Orchidiana Website

Full shade Warm Winter Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Luzon Appendicula [an Island in the Philippine archipelago]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Philippines on large shrubs and trees at elevations around 800 meters as a medium to large sized, warm growing epiphyte with upright, clumping stems carrying 2 ranked, lanceolate to ovate, somewhat leathery leaves that blooms in the winter and summer on a pendulous, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, successively few at a time, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Podochilus luzonensis 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; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide