Thrixspermum musciflorum A.S.Rao & J.Joseph 1969 publ. 1971 SECTION Dendrocolla

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Flower Size

Found in Assam, Bhutan and the eastern Himalayas as a miniature sized, epiphyte that blooms in the late spring and early summer

Similar to T pygmaeum but differs in the longer than the leaf inflorescence, the short lateral lobes of the lip and the rounded, tongue-like lip callus

Synonyms Thrixspermum musciflorum var. nilagiricum J.Joseph & Vajr.1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989 as T musaeflorum sic; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo okish; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as T muscaeflorum drawing ok; A Century of New Orchid Records in Bhutan Royal Government of Bhutan 2017 Drawing/photo fide;