Robiquetia brevisaccata (J.J.Sm.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Drawing and photos Photos by James Comber and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Full ShadeWarm Cool Fall LATER Winter

Common Name The Short Sacked Robiquetia

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forsts on ridgetops at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with purple suffused leaves that are often purple spotted beneath and blooms in the fall and later winter on a pendent, 1.2 to 3.2" [3 to 8 cm] long, to 20 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Malleola brevisaccata J.J.Sm. 1927

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 as Malleola brevisaccata photo fide

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