Thrixspermum incurvicalcar J.J.Sm. 1926 SECTION Dendrocolla Photo by Anton B and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name The Inward Curved Spur Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Sumatra on rocks without elevational data as a miniature to small sized lithophyte with a thin stem carrying spreading, lanceolate, unequally dentate with a mucro in the middle leaves that blooms often two from one internode, erect, a little longer than the leaves, peduncle thin, terete, apically thickening, 2.3 to 2.48" [5.75 to 6.25 cm] long, few bracted, rachis, thick, fleshy, .4 to .44" [1 to 1.1 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with close set, thick, acute, shiny yellowish green, basally enveloping the rachis floral bracts.


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