Robiquetia sphingoides (J.J.Sm.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014 Photo by Orchid Enthusia and their Malaysian Orchid Website

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Common Name The Sphinx-Like Robiquetia

Flower Size .25" [7mm]

Found in western Java in moist forests at elevations of 75 to 250 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a pendulous stem carrying thick, hard, narrowly lanceolate, undulate leaves that blooms on a more or less 2.4" [6 cm] long, close set, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Malleola sphingoides J.J.Sm. 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Saccolabium undulatum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Malleola sphingoides drawing fide; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; Genera Orchidacearum Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase & Rasmussen Vol 6 Part 3 2014 as Malleola sphingodes;