Appendicula wariana (Schltr.) Ormerod 2011

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

Full shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Waria Distict Appendicula [An Area of New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to erect to suberect, strict to substrict, terete, glabrous, leafy stems, enveloped completely by tightly clasping leaf bearing sheaths and carrying oblong to lanceolate, somewhat unequally biapiculate to bicuspidate, glabrous leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal to lateral, distichous, 2" [5 cm] long, more or less densely many flowered inflorescence with patent, wide, lanceolate, cuspidate, lacerate-dentate, glabrous floral bracts.

Synonyms *Chilopogon bracteatus var. warianus Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Chilopogon bracteatus var. warianus drawing fide