Thrixspermum squarrosum J.J.Sm. 1921 SECTION Dendrocolla

Another Angle

Plant and Flower

Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATESpring

Common Name The Bulky Thrixspermum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in west Java at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing twig epiphyte with thin, branched elongate stems carrying fleshy, lanceolate, slightly and unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring on a spreading to pendant, to 8" [20 cm] long ovarall, rachis to 2" [5 cm] long, successively single, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 15 2015 photo/drawing fide