Trichocentrum cymbiglossum Pupulin 1994

SECTION Saccatae Senghas

Another Angle Photos by Alson

Full shade Hotto Warm Fall

Common Name The Boat Shaped Lip Trichocentrum

Flower Size 1.7" [4.2 cm]

Found from Costa Rica on mossy trunks and small branches in deep shade in evergreen forests at elevations around 600 to 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with minute, rounded pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, dark green, fleshy, sessile, linear elliptic to elliptic, obtuse to acute leaf that blooms in the fall on a pendant, racemose, 2.8" [7 cm] long, fractiflex, 1 to 7 successively single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1495 Atwood 1992 as T candidum drawing fide; Fieldiana, Botany, Flora Costaricensis, Family #39 Orchidaceae: Tribe Maxillariaeae 1999 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 3 2000 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006; Harvard Papers in Botany Vol 21 #2 Cetzal-Ix Carnevalli and Romero-Gonzalez 2016 Synopsis of the Trichocentrum Clade photo fide;