Robiquetia tongaensis P.J.Cribb & Ormerod 2005 publ. 2006

Photo by Whistler

Common Name The Tongan Robiquetia

Flower Size

Found in Tonga in littoral to foothill forest at elevations of sea level to 250 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying thick, coriaceous-fleshy, oblong, bilobed apically, undulate margined leaves that blooms on an axillary, shoirt, curved, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, rachis rather fleshy, densely many flowered inflorescence with small, triangular floral bracts nd carrying more or less campanulate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankestriana 11(2): 99-177 Whistler & Cribb 2011 Photo fide