Trichoglottis cypriana P.O'Byrne, Gokusing & J.J.Wood 2015

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photos/TYPE Drawing by Peter O'Byrne


Common Name Cypri's Trichoglottis [Bornean son of Kipandi Butterfly Park's founder Steven Bosuang current]

Flower Size .3 to .36" [7.5 to 9 mm] ]

Found in Sabah Borneo in primary montane forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, slightly compressed, leafy to the apex stem carrying horizontally spreading, ligulate, very stiff, leathery, green, slightly and unequally bilobed apically, rounded, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later winter on a lateral, emerging from the node opposite a leaf, sessile, provided with 1 to 2 basalk scales, rachis .08" [2 mm] long, thick, fleshy, pale green, densely 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 15 P.O'Byrne 2015 photo/drawing fide;