Robiquetia gracilis (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 Graceful Robiquetia

Flower Size .12 [3 mm]

Found in southern India and Sri Lanka as a small sized, monopodial, pendent growing epiphyte with a stem carrying alternate, narrowly linear, unequally bilobed apcially, narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms on an axillary, 4.8 [12 cm] long, pendulous, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Gastrochilus gracilis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Malleola gracilis (Lindl.) Schltr. 1913; *Saccolabium gracile Lindl. 1833; Sarcanthus gracilis (Lindl.) Rollisson 1875

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;