Thrixspermum gracilicaule Schltr. 1907 SECTION Thrixspermum Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name The Thin Stemmed Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in Sumatra without elevational data as a climbing, scrambling, large sized [ to 1 meter long] epiphyte with an elongate, slender, terete stem carrying well spaced, tough in texture, erect to spreading, oblong-elliptic, obliquely obtuse, broad in the middle leaves that blooms on a spreading, longer than the leaves, peduncle slightly flattened, few sheathed, [at least 6 to 7 cm] long overall, rachis many flowered inflorescence with ovate-falcate, obtuse, scarcely as long as the ovaries floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002 drawing fide;