Thrixspermum carnosum (K.Schum.) Schltr.1911 SECTION Dendrocola Photo By Orchid Enthusia Website

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Fleshy Thrixspermum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Malaysia and Vietnam as a miniature sized, hot to war mgrowing epiphtye with a 2" long stem carrying narrowly linear, acute, bilobed, gradually narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms on a slender, 2.8 to 4.8" [7 to 12 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence with broadly triangular bracts.

CAUTION Seidenfaden's drawing of 1992 is incomplete and does not show the lip and how the wooly hairs are arranged so please use with caution!!!!

Synonyms Dendrocolla carnosa (K.Schum.) Ridl. 1898; *Sarcochilus carnosus K.Schum.1898

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;