Robiquetia palustris (J.J.Sm.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Photo by Art Vogel and The Picassa Orchidacea Website

Common Name The Swamp Residing Robiquetia

Flower Size small

Found in New Guinea in montane forests along mountain creeks on small trees at elevations around 400 meters as a hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the late fall.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish with red stripes on the inside of the petals and sepals

Synonyms Malleola palustris (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Sm. & Schltr. 1913; Robiquetia palustris (J.J.Sm.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014; *Saccolabium palustre J.J.Sm. 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing good