Thrixspermum carinatifolium (Ridl.) Schltr. 1911 SECTION Dendrocolla Drawing by Seidenfsden

Common Name The Carinate Leaved Thrixspermum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Johor state penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, and Christmas Island as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a flattened stem carrying 6 to 8, slightly unequally bilobed and narrowing gradually below into the base leaves that blooms on a 4.8" [12 cm] long peduncle, rachis to 1.6" [4 cm] long, successively single, to 10 flowered inflorescence with well spaced, acute floral bracts and carrying white to faintly yellowish flowers.

Synonyms Dendrocola carinatifolia [Ridl] Ridley 1896; *Sarcochilus carinatifolius Ridl. 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;