Thrixspermum scortechinii (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891 SECTION Thrixspermum

Another Angle

Lip Detail Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Flower Photo by Malaysian Orchid Website

Part shade Warm

Common Name Scortechini's Thrixspermum [Italian Missionary and Curator of Malaysian Botanical Garden 1800's] ]

Flower Size 5.6" [14 cm]

Found in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Malaysia at elevations around 500 to 950 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphtye with a stout stem carrying fleshy, oblong, bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a spreading, becoming bracteate and wider at the rachis, 8" [20 cm] long, successively single to 2, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Sarcochilus scortechinii Hook.f. 1890

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

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