Thrixspermum latisaccatum J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Thrixspermum Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shadehotSpring

Common Name The Broad Sac Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Sumatra at elevations around 330 meters a small sized, hot growing lithophtye on limestone with recumbent on the rhizome, acute apically pseudobulbs carrying fleshy, almost terete leaves that blooms in the spring from the rhizome between the pseudobulbs, to 6" [15 cm] long, elongating, successively several flowered inflorescence with persistent, deflexed with age, overlapping bracts and carrying close set flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2009 drawing/photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide