Thrixspermum hystrix (Blume) Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Dendrocola Photo by Species Identification Task Force Website

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Part shade Spring

Common Name The Bristly Thrixspermum

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Found in the Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Laos, Java, Sumatra, Suluwesi and the Philippines as an epiphyte that blooms in the spring

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; 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 1989drawing ok; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008;