Thrixspermum tenuicalcar Carr 1932 SECTION Dendrocolla

Side View of Flower Photos by Mr.Azizuddin Abd Hamid and The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Website

Part shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Delicate Spur Thrixspermum

Flower Size 6" [15 cm]

Found in Pahang, penninsular Malaysia and Sarawak Borneo in lowlands as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 5, recurved apically, acute, gradually narrowing below, purple margined leaves that blooms on an erect, peduncel to 3.2" [8 cm] long, rachis to 2" [5 cm] long, successively 1 to 2, to 50 flowered inflorescence.


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