Cribbia pendula Croix & P.J.Cribb 1997

Photo By Tom Bell-Gaines

Part sunCoolSpring

Common NameThe Pendant Growing Cribbia

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Sao Tome' in The Gulf Of Guinea Islands in montane mist forests at elevations of 1700 to 2050 meters as a small sized, cool growing, monopodial epiphyte with a pendulous stem carrying a few distichous, strap-shaped leaves and blooms on a basal, few flowered inflorescence that occurs in the spring in cultivation.

Synonyms Rhipidoglossum pendulum (la Croix & P.J.Cribb) Farminhão & Stévart 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 #7 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #10 2015 photo fide; Phytotaxa 349 (3) 2018 "A revised concept of Rhipidoglossum (Angraecinae, Orchidaceae)" JOÃO N. M. FARMINHÃO, PIERRE MEERTS, PASCAL DESCOURVIÈRES, VINCENT DROISSART, MURIELLE SIMO-DROISSART & TARIQ STÉVART photo fide