Robiquetia flexa

Robiquetia flexa (Rchb.f.) Garay, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 23, 4 (1972) 196

Basionym: Saccolabium flexum

Inflorescence straight, densely many- or few-flowered. Sepals and petals ligulate, subacute. Lip 3-lobed; lateral lobes minute, obtuse; mid-lobe triangular, fleshy; spur saccate, obtuse, at the mouth with a crescent-shaped callus. (After Reichenbach f., 1882)

Colours: Flowers probably scarlet.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lowland forest.

Flowering time in the wild: Not known.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, locality unspecified.

Cultivation: Warm growing epiphyte.