Trichoglottis celebica Rolfe 1899

Photos by Dian Rahardjo and her Orchid Photo Page

Common Name or Meaning The Celebes Islands [Sulawesi] Trichoglottis

Flower Size [.6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi and Sumatra in hill forests overhanging rivers and streams at elevations of sea level to 1000 meters as a pendant, medium to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphtye with an elongate stem carrying many lanceolate, unequally mucronate apically leaves that blooms in the spring on many, at each node along the stem, short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with the flowers held close to the stem and all simultaneously opening.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide