Renanthera moluccana Blume 1849>

Photo by Phillippe Christophe and his Vanda: Les Especes Blog Website

Plant Drawing

Flower Detail Drawing

Drawings by Blume and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Molucca Island Renathera

Flower Size

Found in the Molucca Islands and New Guinea .

The newer leaves of this species are used for flavoring on the island of Ambon within the Moluccas


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendrodeae pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014;