Research Paper

Tuberolabium camperenik (Orchidaceae), a new Aeridinae species with crystal white flowers from West Java, Indonesia

Mark Arcebal K. Naive, Yuda Rehata Yudistira, Romiyadi, Dadang Sumardi, Paul Ormerod

Published on: 11 June 2021

Page: 273 - 276

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2021.66.273

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2021 vol.66 no.3 pp.273-276


A new Javan endemic Tuberolabium species, Tuberolabium camperenik Yudistira, Naive & Romiyadi, is herein described and illustrated. It is unique among the three Tuberolabium species found in Indonesia by having crystal white flowers and a long, very narrow spur not thickened on the front wall around the epichile. Detailed description, colour plates, phenology, distribution and a preliminary conservation assessment are provided in this paper.

Keyword: Epidendroideae, Malesian Flora, Orchid, Tropical botany, T. odoratissimum, Vandeae