Trichotosia brevipedunculata (Ames & C.Schweinf.) J.J.Wood 1993

Plant and Flowers Photos by Th. Nordhausen and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium Website

Part Shade Cool Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Short Pedunculate Trichotosia

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sabah & Sarawak Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1100 to 2100 meters as a small to large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect stems carrying, distichous, very thick, rigid, leathery, narrowly elliptic, unequally bilobed leaves that blooms on an erect, through the leaf bases opposite the leaves, short, rather dense, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Eria brevipedunculata Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 6 Ames 1920 as Eria brecvipedunculata; *The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo good; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman etal & Wood 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 3 J J Wood 1997 drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011

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