Trichotosia teysmannii (J.J.Sm.) Kraenzl. 1911

Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade hot Cool spring

Common Name Teysmann's Trichotosia [Dutch Botanist in Indonesia 1800's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo at elevations 20 to 1300 as a giant sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with close set, pendulous, elliptic in cross-section stems carrying opbliquely lanceolate, acute, shortly brown hairy leaves that blooms in the spring on limply pendulous, brown hairy, to 12" [30 cm] long, to 18 flowered inflorescence with ovate, concave, fleshy, hairy, floral bracts and with .68" [1.7 cm] between each flower

Synonyms Eria dujakorum (Kraenzl.) Merr. 1921; *Eria teysmannii J.J.Sm. 1909; Trichotosia dujakorum Kraenzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Eria teysmannii; The Orchids of Penninsular Malayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman etal & Wood 2001; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 as T dujakorum; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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