Thrixspermum xantholeucum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Thrixspermum Drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Yellow and White Thrixspermum

Flower Size

Found in the Bismarck archipelago in forests near beaches at elevations of 10 to 50 meters as a hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlecher 1913 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989