Trichoglottis lasioglossa (Schltr.) Ormerod 1997

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial sun Warm Cool Winter Summer

Common Name The Shaggy Lip Trichoglottis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations of 800 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a very short, erect, densely leafy stem carrying spreading, fleshy, ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apcially leaves that blooms in the winter and summer on an erect, 1 to 2 branched, 3.2 to 6 [8 to 15 cm] long, laxly 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with deltoid, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms *Pomatocalpa lasioglossum Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Pomatocalpa lasioglossum drawing fide

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