Trichoglottis loheriana (Kraenzl.) L.O. Williams 1938

Photo by Lourens Grobler

Fragrance to

Common Name Loher's Trichoglottis [German Orchid Collecter Early 1900's]

Flower Size1 1/4" [3 cm]

Found in the Philippines on Luzon Island at elevations to 900 meters as a small to medium sized, epiphytic, monopodial species that is endemic and is grown hot to warm growing and has a monopodial, erect, stiff stem carrying leathery, 2 ranked, very rigid, unequally notched apically, strap-shaped leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 16" [40 cm] long, several [12] flowered, racemose inflorescence with fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Acampe loheriana Kraenzl. 1921; Trichoglottis davisii Hort.; Staurochilus loheriana [Kraenzl.] Christenson 1992; Vandopsis davisii Ames & Quisumb.1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 as Vandopsis davisii drawing/photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Trichoglottis loheriana; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;