Thrixspermum mergitiferum P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm. 2004

Plant and Flower Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Sink Carrying Thrixspermum [refers to the lip]

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying linear, keeled apically, unequally bilobed leaves that blooms on 1 to a few, 1.6" [4 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;