Robiquetia crockerensis J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb 1993

Photo by John Varigos and Flickr Orhid Photo Website


Photo courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Full Shade Warm Cold Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Crocker Range Robiquetia [Mountains in Borneo]

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Borneo in hill and lower montane forests at elevations of 800 to 2200 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cold growing epiphtye with a spreading to pendulous stem that roots at the base carrying several, ligulate, undulate marginally, obtusely unequally bilobed apically, purple beneath leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on a simple, racemose, to single branched, densely many flowered, 6" [to 15 cm] long inflorescence with ovate, obtuse, amplexicaul, sterile bracts and triangular, acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 drawing/photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 3 1997 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 Wood 2010; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #2 2016 photo ok;