Trichotosia uniflora (J.J.Wood) Schuit. & J.J.Wood 2001

Plant and Flower

Photo by Dr Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Common Name The Single Flowered Trichotosia

Flower Size .2" [5 MM]

Found in Borneo and New Guinea in lower montane primary forests at elevations of 1100 to 1500 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte or on roadbanks as a terrestrial with erect stems densely leafy on the upper half, them stem, sheaths and leaves are mostly glabrous, narrowly linear, distichois, acute, narrwoing below in to the sessile abse leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on several, lateral, sessile, single flowered inflorescence holding the flower close to the stem.

Synonyms Cylindrolobus uniflorus (J.J.Wood) Y.P.Ng & P.O'Byrne 2015; *Poaephyllum uniflorum J.J.Wood 1990

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Poaephyllum uniflorum; *Orchids of Sarawak Beaman etal & Wood 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 15 P.O'Byrne 2015 as Cylindrolobus uniflorus photo/drawing fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 17 2016 as Cylindrolobus uniflorus