Trichoglottis tenuis Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920 Photo by Tom Ballinger and his Flickr Orchid Photo website

Part Shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Delicate Trichoglottis [refers to the thin, delicate leaves]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Borneo in wet hill to lower montane forests at elevations 500 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with 20 or more, slender, sometimes branching, pendent stems carrying many, oblong, unequally bilobed apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2 from each node opposite the leaf, short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorecence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 4 2009; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide;

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