Robiquetia witteana (Rchb.f.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Side View of Flower Photos by Peter O'Byrne and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria WebPage

Another Flower? Photo by .Dian Rahardjo and her Orchid Photo Page

Deep shade WarmCoolFall

Common Name Witte's Malleola

Flower Size .2" [6mm]

Found in Penninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Java and Sumatra in lower montane and hill forests at elevations of 750 to 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pendulous, apically turning erect, stems carrying many, elliptic, rigid, green above, violet below, margins undulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a pendant, to 10" [25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Malleola kinabaluensis Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920; Malleola witteana (Rchb. f.) J.J. Sm. & Schltr. ex Schltr 1913; Saccolabium kinabaluense Rolfe 1914; *Saccolabium witteanum Rchb. f. 1883;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Saccolabium witteanum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Malleola witteana; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as Malleola witteana photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as Malleola witteana drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 as Malleola witteana photo ok; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as M kinabaluensis; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Malleola witteana; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 as Malleola witteana photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Malleola witteana drawing ok/photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 as Malleola witteana photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 as Malleola witteana photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase & Rasmussen Vol 6 Part 3 2014 photo fide

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