Robiquetia sanguinicors (P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Plant and Inflorescence

photos by © Peter O’Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial shade Cool LATE Summer EARLIER Fall

Common Name The Blood Red Heart Robiquetia

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with leaves that on top are varigated yellow green with rows of purple spots and below densely purple spotted that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a pendent, 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12 cm] long, successively 6 to 10, to 60 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Malleola sanguinicors P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm. 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 as Malleola sanguinicors photo fide