Thelasis javanica J.J.Sm. 1905 SECTION Oxyanthera Drawing by J.J.Smith and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz

Deep shadeHotWarm

Common Name The Javanese Thelasis

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found only in western Java as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a hidden pseudobulb enveloped by 2 basal clasping leaves and carrying an apical, slightly notched margined leaves that blooms on an axillary, to 12.4" [31 cm] long, elongating, successively many flowered inflorescence with very small, fairly wide open flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990;