Chiloschista trudelii Seidenf. 1987 Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Plant and Flower Photo courtesy of Jean Claude George


Common Name Trudel's Chiloschista

Flower Size 1/3" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam in humid, mossy, mixed and coniferous forests on mossy branches of old, dwarf, gnarled trees at low to moderate elevations and has grey green roots that bloom with an erect, fleshy, 3 1/4 to 4" [8 to 10 cm] long, branched, few flowered inflorescence occuring in the spring.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 22 Schlechter/Brieger 1989; Botanica's Orchids Laurel Glen 2002; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 3 2003 photo; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;