Robiquetia sulitiana (Ormerod) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

TYPE Drawing by Ormerod and The Taiwania, 53(2): 157-164, 2008 Website


Common Name Sulit's Robiquetia [Philippine original collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Samar the Philippines in Dipterocarp forests at elevations around 200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect, short stem enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths carrying obliquely elliptic, unequally bilobed, thickly coriaceous leaves that blooms in the later spring on a porrect, peduncle to .24" [6 mm] long, single bracted, rachis 1.2" [3 cm] long, racemose, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Samarorchis sulitiana Ormerod 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Taiwania, 53(2): 157-164, Ormerod 2008 as Samarorchis sulitiana drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 #4 2009 as Samarorchi8s sulitana photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase & Rasmussen Vol 6 Part 3 2014 as Samarorchis sulitiana