Thrixspermum angustatum L.O.Williams 1938 SECTION Dendrocolla


Photo/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 Sarawak Borneo and the Philippines in swamp forests at elevations around 20 meters 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; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 18 2016 photo fide;