Robiquetia sylvestris (Ridl.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014 Photo by Ong Poh Teck and the The Biological Diversity Clearing House Website.

Part shade

Common Name The Forest Loving Robiquetia

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam as a small to medium sized epiphyte with a flattened stem carrying green, elliptic, acute to acuminate, undulate margins, gradually narrowing below and slightly twisted into the basally clasping leaves that blooms on a pendulous, to 6.4" [16 cm] long, many flowered inflorescecnce

Synonyms *Malleola sylvestris (Ridl.) Garay 1972; Malleola undulata J.J.Sm. & Schltr. 1913; *Saccolabium sylvestre Ridl. 1911; Saccolabium undulatum Ridl. 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Malleola undulata; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1963 as Malleola undulata drawing fide; Opera Botanica #95 1988 as Malleola sylvestris drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as Malleola sylvestris drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Malleola sylvestris; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 as Malleola sylvestris photo fide