Thrixspermum duplocallosum Holttum 1947SECTION Dendrocolla Drawing by Seidenfsden

Common Name The 2 Callus Thrixspermum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Cameron Highlands of penninsular Malaysia, as a mini-miniature sized, sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying a few, not fleshy, ovate, bilobed apically, carrying 6 to 8, slightly unequally bilobed leaves that blooms on a 1.68" [4.5 cm] long peduncle, rachis to .32" [8 mm ] long, successively single, to 10 flowered inflorescence with broadly triangular, purple floral bracts and carrying flowers with white tepals very faintly tinged with mauve, the lip orange with dark crimson calli and a white column.


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