Robiquetia enigma Ferreras & W.Suarez 2009 Photo by Riffic-Reiji Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name The Enigma Robiquetia [refers to its not being discovered previously due to its beauty]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 750 to 1300 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a pendulous, upwardly curving stem carrying ligulate, finely toothed apically leaves that blooms in the later spring on an axillary, pendulous, rachis to 2.52" [6.3 cm] long, to 5.6" [14 cm] long overall, several flowered inflorescnece.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide