Saccolabiopsis rectifolia (Dockrill) Garay 1972 Photo by M. A Clements and Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Part shade Hot LATEFall THROUGH Winter

Common Name The Erect Leaved Saccolabiopsis In Australia - The Tiny Pitcher Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm]

Found in northern Queensland Australia in rainforests on twigs and outer branches of trees over streams at elevations of 100 to 400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte or lithophyte with an unbranched sterm carrying 3 to 6, crowded, prostrate to pendulous, distichous, alternate, sessile, ovate to falcate, light green to yellowish, thin textured, apically unequally emarginate leaves that blooms in the late fall through winter on an axillary, thickening towards the apex, .8 to 2.4" [2 to 6 cm] long, 4 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate, porrect to nodding flowers.

Synonyms *Robiquetia rectifolia Dockrill 1967

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 21 1165 - 1328 Brieger 1988; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide