Appendicula djamuensis isoglossa

Appendicula djamuensis Schltr. var. isoglossa Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1912) 347

Type: Schlechter 16565 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical form in the spathulate petals, the spathulate-elliptic lip without appendage, and the footless column with a conical swelling in front of the stigma. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Not recorded, presumably the same as the typical form: Flower whitish, basal margins of petals and lip red, anther red.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lowland forest in shaded positions. Altitude 300 m.

Flowering time in the wild: September.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 57-61M.JPG

Cultivation: Warm growing epiphyte, keep in shade.