Renanthera philippinensis (Ames & Quisumb.) L.O. Williams 1937 Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website.

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Common Name The Philippine Renanthera

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

A medium sized, hot growing epiphyte that can get some full sun and is endemic to the Philippines in mangrove swamps at lower elevations with an erect to semi-pendulous stem carrying leathery, unqually bilobed apically leaves that blooms at any time of the year on a branching, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Renanthera storiei var. philippinensis Ames & Quisumb. 1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids Australia Vol 12 No 6 2000 photo; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Australian Orchid Review Vol 72 No 1 2007 photo; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide