Thrixspermum pauciflorum (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891 SECTION Thrixspermum Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the JanyRenz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Few Flowered Thrixspermum

Flower Size 1.28" [3.2 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia as a warm growing epiphyte with an elongate stem carrying well spaced, oblong, blunt, fleshy leaves that blooms on a 1" [2.5 cm] long, opposite the leaf, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying white flowers with a yellow lip.

Synonyms *Sarcochilus pauciflorus Hook.f. 1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Wild Orchids of the Casmeron Highlands REACH 2009 photo hmm