Thrixspermum pulchrum Carr 1932 SECTION Dendrocolla Drawing by Seidenfsden

Common Name The Beautiful Thrixspermum

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in Pahang state penninsular Malaysia and Sarawak Borneo as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 6, unequally bilobed and narrowing gradually below into the base leaves that blooms on a 1 to 2" [2.5 to 5 cm] long peduncle, rachis short, successively single, to 10 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying fragrant flowers with yellow tepals densely blotched with purple except at the base and a yellow with a few purple spots outside lip with white clubbed hairy side lobes


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