Appendicula tubilabia J.J.Wood 2011 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Tube-Shaped Lip Appendicula

Flower Size .06" [1.5 mm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in lower montane forest at elevations of 900 to 1400 meters as a small to large sized, erect to pendulous, warm to cool growing epiphyte and rarely terrestrial with clustered, erect, simple stems enveloped completely by leaf bases and carrying linear, rigid, semi-terete, somewhat fleshy, minutely obtusely unequally bilobed apically with a minute seta in the sinus leaves that blooms on a lateral, simple, sessile, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with ovate, obtuse to acute non-floriferous bracts and ovate-elliptic,concave, greenish to cream floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood etal 2011 photo/drawing fide;