Thrixspermum quinquelobum Ames 1915 SECTION Dendrocolla

Side View of Flower Photos by Raab Bustamante and The Phyto Images Website

Part shade Hot Warm Winter

Common Name The Five Lobed Thrixspermum [Refers to the lobes of the lip apex]

Flower Size .2" [8 mm]

Found in central Luzon within the Philippines at elevations below 1000 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with a semi-pendulous, short stem carrying fleshy, linear leaves that blooms in the winter on a very thin, shorter, successively single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;