Appendicula pandurata (Schltr.) Schltr. 1912 SECTION Appendicula TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade Hot Cool

Common Name The Hairy Appendicula [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .28" [7 mm] long

Found in Sumatra and Borneo in lowland forests on steep sandstone slopesat elevations of sealevel to 1200 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, non-branching stems carrying ovate-oblong, apically bilobed, lobes obtuse with a small spike in between leaves that blooms on a terminal, sometimes lateral from the upper nodes,sometimes branching, very short, many flowered inflorescence.

J J Smith stated that the variety sumatrana differs in the narrower leaves, the white flowers, the shape of the callus and because the column foot is papillose.

Synonyms Appendicula pilosa var. sumatrana J.J.Sm. 1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Wood 2003 drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman Wood etal 2001; Genera Orchidacearum Pridgeon, Chase, Cribb & Rassmusen 2005 drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide;