Trichoglottis philippinensiis (Rchb. f.) Lindl. 1845 Photo by David Jubineau

Common Name The Philippine Trichioglottis

Flower Size 1 3/4" [4 cm]

Found in the Philippines and Borneo at elevations of 100 to 300 meters as a medium to large sized, hot growing epiphyte occuring in lowlands and has elongated, erect, branched, leafy stems carrying oblong to oblong-ovate, leaves and blooms on a short single flowered, axillary inflorescence with fragrant flowers held close to the stem occuring in the spring and summer.

Synonyms Arachnis philippinensis (Lindl.) Ames 1938; Staurochilus philippinensis (Lindl.) Backer 1952; Stauropsis philippinensis Rchb. f. 1860

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1862 as Stauropsis philippinensis; AOS Bulletin Vol 32 No 10 1963; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Australia Vol 11 No 5 1999 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 8 2000 photo; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroides Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014

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