Thrixspermum anceps (Blume) Rchb.f. 1868 SECTION Dendrocolla

Plant and Flower Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Warm CoolFall

Common Name The Double Edged Thrixspermum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Sumatra and Java at elevations around 700 to 1550 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a climbing, flattened, winged stem carrying several lanceolate, abruptly narrowing towards the apex, acute leaves that blooms in the fall from the stem in between 2 leaves, often in pairs, several to a stem, .4" [1 cm] long, slender, terete, thickening apically, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aerides anceps (Blume) Lindl. 1833; *Dendrocolla anceps Blume 1825; Sarcochilus anceps (Blume) Rchb.f. 1863

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 Fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo so/so; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2009 drawing/photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide