Robiquetia brevifolia (Lindl.) Garay 1972

Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial shade

Common Name The Short Leaved Robiquetia

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Sri Lanka as a large sized, monopodial epiphyte with an elongate stem carrying alternate, short, sessile, oblong-elliptic, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on an axillary, arching, 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Gastrochilus brevifolius (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; *Saccolabium brevifolium Lindl. 1833

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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