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India (Karnataka), Sri Lanka (As per  WCSP)

Epiphytes, to 8 cm tall. Leaves 4-7 x 0.3 cm, linear, grooved, blunt at apex. Flowers white, in about 5 cm long axillary lax raceme; bracts 2 x 1 mm, ovate, acuminate, 1-veined; sepals 3 x 2 mm, obovate, acute, 1-veined; sepals and petals gland dotted; lip 7 x 2.5 mm, obscurely 3-lobed with a conspicuous spur; side lobes insignificant; midlobe triangular.

Flowering and fruiting: October-November
Evergreen and shola forests
Peninsular India
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi 
from India Biodiversity Portal)               



TSPSEP2015-9-Images of Robiquetia rosea shared. : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (6)

It is my pleasure to share a few images of this epiphytic orchid, Robiquetia rosea
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Epiphytic, montane forest.
Sighting: Kuduremukha, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1500 msl
Date: 12-09-2015