Trichotosia aurea (Ridl.) Carr 1935

Photo by J.B.Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz HerbariaWebsite

Common Name The Golden Trichotosia

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found only in Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations around 1200 to 1800 meters as a giant sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect stems carrying linear, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on short, few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Eria aurea Ridl.1908; Eria rhombilabris J.J.Sm. 1927

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman etal & Wood 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide;