Robiquetia section Malleola (J.J.Sm. & Schltr.) XXX
- Malleola J.J.Sm. & Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 979
Monopodial epiphytes. Stem elongated. Leaves few to many, arranged in two rows, sheathing at the base, spreading in one plane, glabrous, deciduous, duplicate, leathery. Inflorescence lateral, a few- to many-flowered raceme or rarely a panicle, usually pendulous. Flowers small to very small, resupinate, often yellow with red-brown markings. Sepals free. Petals free, more or less intermediate in shape between the dorsal sepal and the lateral sepals. Lip adnate to the column, apex recurved, spurred; spur inside without callosities, usually abruptly narrowed near the apex. Column-foot absent. Pollinia 2, solid, entire or shortly cleft, caudicles absent, stipe present, viscidium present.
Species present in New Guinea: