Thrixspermum eximium L.O.Williams 1938 SECTION Dendrocolla

Another Angle Photos by Lianfu Wang and his My Flowers Photo Website

Full Shade Warm Cool MIDWinter EARLIERSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Outstanding Thrixspermum - In China Yi Se Bai Dian Lan

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in southern Taiwan and the Philippines in mixed forests at elevations of 1000 to 1100 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 4 to 7, nearly basal, lorate to narrowly elliptic, slighly conduplicate towards the base, acute and unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the mid winter through earlier spring on a basal, erect, to 4" [10 cm] long, few flowered, slender inflorescence with the rachis dilated and carrying successively opening, short lived flowers

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this deternination so please use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Liu & Wang 2014 photos fide;