Thrixspermum carnosum (K.Schum.) Schltr.1911 SECTION Dendrocola NO Photo

Part shade

Common Name The Fleshy Thrixspermum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Malaysia and Vietnam as a miniature sized 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.

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;