Trichoglottis vandiflora J.J.Sm. 1909

Side view of lip

view of column

Photos by Karl Senghas and TheSwiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

deep shade Cool Summer

Common Name The Vanda-Like Flowered Trichoglottis

Flower Size

Found in Borneo in hill forests at elevations around 1300 to 1600 meters as a cool, pendent growing epiphyte that blooms in the summer on an axillary, opposite the leaves, short, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; The Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 photo good;