Thrixspermum montanum Ridl. 1913 SECTION Thrixspermum

Plant and Flower Photos by Peter O'Byrne

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Mountain Living Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in penninsular Malaysia at elevations around 1300 to 1400 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a stout stem carrying linear to oblong, rounded apically, narrowing below into the basally clasping leaves that blooms on 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] long, rachis to .6" [1.5 cm] long, successively single, several [7] flowered inflorescence with non-overlapping bracts..


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing good;