Trichoglottis intermedia L.O.Williams 1938


Photos courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, Dr. E.F. de Vogel Andre Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Common Name The Intermediate Trichoglottis

Flower Size .7" [1.7 cm]

Found in the Philippines at low to medium elevations as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with thick stems carrying, 2 ranked, linear-oblong, oblique, crowded, leathery, conduplicate towards the base leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on a simple or to 7 basally branched, 12" [30 cm] long, to 60 flowered inflorescence with small transluscent floral bracts and small flowers.

Synonyms Staurochilus intermedius (L.O.Williams) Fessel & Lückel 1998; Trichoglottis chrysochila (Kraenzl.) Ormerod & Cootes 2012; Trichoglottis intermedia var. marginata Agoo 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Trichoglottis intermedia; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;