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

Plant and Flowers Photos by Gary Meyers and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Soft Stemmed Trichotosia

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Kalimantan Borneo in hill forests at elevations of 900 to 1700 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect, hairy stem carrying linear-lanceolate, hairy, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, ascending to descending, short, well spaced, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Eria mollicaulis Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920

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