Appendicula nivea (Schltr.) Schltr. 1912 SECTION Chaunodesme

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool EARLYFall

Common Name The Snow White Appendicula

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1100 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall .

Schlechter states that this species is distinguished by its small, delicate form, very narrow leaves and the very delicate inflorescence

Synonyms *Podochilus niveus Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide