Appendicula biumbonata exappendiculata

Appendicula biumbonata Schltr. var. exappendiculata Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1912) 346

Type: Schlechter 16662 (holo B, lost; iso AMES, BO, K)

Differs from the typical form in the elliptic lip without appendage and in the shorter column-foot. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Flower greenish yellow, column-foot purple-red.

Habitat: Epiphyte in montane forest in shaded positions. Altitude 900 m.

Flowering time in the wild: October.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 57-22M.JPG

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte, keep in shade.