Thelasis succosa Carr 1932 SUBGENUS Oxyanthera Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shadehotWarmSpring

Common Name The ? Thelasis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia at elevations around 330 meters a small sized, hot to warm growing lithophtye on limestone with recumbent on the rhizome, acute apically pseudobulbs carrying fleshy, almost terete leaves that blooms in the spring from the rhizome between the pseudobulbs, to 6" [15 cm] long, elongating, successively several flowered inflorescence with persistent, deflexed with age, overlapping bracts and carrying close set flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide