Appendicula ramosa Blume 1825 SECTION Oligodesme Photo by Peter O'Byrne

Plant Photo by Rici Ricardo

Part shade Warm Summer

Common Name The Branched Appendicula

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Java in moist forests on tree trunks, rocks and damp banks at elevations of 800 to 1000 meteres as a warm growing epiphyte with pendulous, creeping, basally rooting, freely branching at mid stems carrying 10, apiculate, smaller on side branches, basally twisted, all in one plane leaves held at a 45 degree angle to the stem that blooms in the summer on a terminal and lateral, successively single flowered inflorecence

Synonyms Podochilus ramosus {Bl.] Schlechter 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide;