Thrixspermum hystrix (Blume) Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Dendrocola

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Part shade Warm Cool Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Bristly Thrixspermum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Laos, Java, Sumatra, Suluwesi, the Philippines, Vanuatu and New Caledonia as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with 3 to 5 leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on an axillary, successively single, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aerides hystrix (Blume) Lindl.1833; Cleisostoma fratrum Guillaumin 1956; *Dendrocolla hystrix Blume 1825; Grosourdya elegans Rchb.f. 1864; Grosourdya hystrix (Blume) Rchb.f. 1868; Sarcochilus hystrix (Blume) Rchb.f.1863; Thrixspermum elegans (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857 as Dendrocolla hystrix; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as T histrix drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1963 drawing; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 as Grosourdya elegans; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989 drawing ok; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe' Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile 1995 as T histrix photo fide; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008; Taiwania 61(4):319-354 November 2016, New Species of Orchids (Orchidaceae) in the Flora of Vietnam Averyanov, Nong, Nguyen and Truong 2016 Drawing/photo fide;