Robiquetia lyonii (Ames) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Photo by Ronnie Boos and The RV Orchidworks Website

Full shadeHot LATE Summer EARLYFall

Common Name Lyon's Robiquetia [American Orchid Collector in the Philippines 1900's]

Flower Size small

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 300 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with a cylindrical, semi-pendulous, zig-zag stem carrying leathery, oblong to elliptic, alternate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a pendent, rachis to 1.3" [3.1 cm] long, 4" [10 cm] long overall, many flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers.

Synonyms *Malleola lyonii Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Malleola lyonii; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Malleola lyonii photo good;