Thrixspermum lampongense J.J.Sm. 1917 SECTION Thrixspermum Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Lampong Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in southern Sumatra at lower elevations as a hot to warm, pendulous growing epiphyte with a pendulous, flattened stem carrying strap-shaped, green with reddish markings, recurved apically, equally apically bilobed leaves that blooms on a green spotted with purple, peduncle elliptic in cross-section, 1.4 to 2.4" [3.5 to 6 cm] long, rachis thickened, 2.6 to 3" [6.2 to 7.5 cm] long, successively single, many flowered inflorescence.


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