Thrixspermum sagoense J.J.Sm. 1928 SECTION Thrixspermum

Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Mt. Sago Thrixspermum

Flower Size .33" [.65 mm]

Found in west Sumatra at elevations around 1900 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendulous, apically incurved stems carrying around 9, strap-shaped, unequally and acutely bidentate with a small point between the lobes apically, leaves that blooms often on 1 to 2, superposed, glabrous, peduncle to .75" [1.8 cm] long, minutely bracteate, rachis to .75" [1.8 cm] long, as long as the leaves, successively 1 to 2, many flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002;