Robiquetia discolor (Rchb.f.) Seidenf. & Garay 1972

Plant and Inflorescence in situ the Philippines Photos by P.B. Pelser & J.F. Barcelona and The Phyto Images Website

Drawing and Collection sheet drawing by Filibot.web

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Common Name The Different Colored Robiquetia

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 15 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a shortened stem carrying compact, oblong-elliptic, leathery, spreading, unequally bilobed apcially leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a pyramidal, 1" [2.5 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Saccolabium discolor Rchb.f. 1878; Schoenorchis mindanaensis Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippinana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;

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