Thrixspermum crassifolium Ridl. 1904 SECTION Thrixspermum


Common Name TheThick Leaved Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Borneo as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a slightly flattened stem carrying fleshy, widest in the upper half, narrowing towards the base, rounded and unequally bilobed apically leaves that are purple in youth that blooms on a peduncle that is 4.8" [12 cm] long, rachisto 4.8" [12 cm] long or more, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with flowers that ahve deep yellow sepals with a basally orange lip with a cherry red apex.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001;