Genus Appendicula section Cyphochilus

Genus Appendicula section Cyphochilus

Genus Appendicula section Cyphochilus

Plants often terrestrial. Stems branching. Inflorescences axillary to pseudoterminal. few-flowered; floral bracts relatively small. Lip hypochile broadly oblong to cuneate, the callus prominent, all along its length, at the base with or without a small extension, median low pubescent, at the apex with an extension topped with a gland; epichile reniform or flabellate, bilobulate. Column with prominent obtuse to truncate arms or auricles; rostellum deeply emarginate


  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Podochileae
  • Subtribe Podochilinae
  • Genus Appendicula
  • Section Cyphochilus

Genus Appendicula section Cyphochilus in New Guinea contains 8 species and 1 variety:


Appendicula anemophila
Appendicula biloba
Appendicula biloba var. angustifolia
Appendicula collina
Appendicula latifolia
Appendicula montana
Appendicula parvifolia
Appendicula rivularis
Appendicula scissosaccus


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Genus Appendicula section Cyphochilus

Appendicula collina (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. (as Cyphochilus collinus Schltr.),