Robiquetia flammea (R.Boos, Cootes & W.Suarez) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Plant and Inflorescence

Photos by The Species Identification Task Force Website

Deep Shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Flame-Like Malleola [refers to the colors of the flower]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a pendulous stem carrying leathery, oblong to lanceolate, distinct mid rib, acute, unequally bilobed green to purplish green leaves that blooms in the fall on a pendulous, occasionally branching at the lowermost node, to 9.2" [23 cm] long, to 48 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Malleola flammea Boos, Cootes & W.Suarez 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippne Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;