Trichoglottis paniculata J.J.Sm. 1907

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

Part Sun Cool Cold LATEFall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Paniculate Trichoglottis

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests on trees and shrubs at elevations of 1200 to 2000+ meters as a giant sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with an erect, branching, scrambling stem carrying 2 ranked leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an axillary, 2 to 4 short branched, to 24" [to 60 cm] long, successsively to 10 at once, to 40 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Staurochilus paniculatus (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 21 1165 - 1328 Brieger 1988; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide