Thrixspermum celebicum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Thrixspermum

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Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Warm Winter

Common Name The Sulaesi Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi at elevations around 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter.

Similar to T anjunganense but T celibicum differs in the midlobe of the lip conical from the baseand shallowly depressed almost to the apex, and the midlobe with pilose hairs.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017