Robiquetia cladophylax (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014Type Drawing by Schlechter

Partial shade HotWarm Fall

Common Name The Twig Guardian Robiquetia [refers to its epiphytic nature]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on small trees alongside mountain creeks at elevations around 500 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish with red veins and the spur is yellowish.

Synonyms Malleola cladophylax (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. & Schltr. 1913; *Saccolabium cladophylax Schltr. 1905;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Malleola cladophylax Drawing fide;

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