Trichotosia mollis (Schltr.) Kraenzl. 1911


Plant Photos by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Soft Trichotosia

Flower Size .148" [3.7 mm]

Found in Sumatra in lowland forests as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with clustered, pendulous, thin, pale green, long hairy stems carrying small, lanceolate, hairy on both sides leaves that blooms in the winter on a thin, short, rachis, thin, zig-zag, 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence with clasping, broadly ovate-triangular floral bracts.

Synonyms *Eria mollis Schltr., 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra JB Comber 2001 drawing fide