Thrixspermum angustatum L.O.Williams 1938 SECTION Dendrocolla Drawing by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Sun Hot WarmFallWinter

Common Name The Narrow Thrixspermum

Flower Size .5" [1.2 cm]

Found in Basilan within the Philippines at low elevations as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect to sub-pendulous, monopodial stem carrying, leathery, 2 ranked, linear to oblong, unequally bilobed apcailly leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on several at a time, erect, to 6" [15 cm] long, rachis towards the apex, successively single, many flowered inflorescence carrying short lived flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Philippine Native Orchd Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;