Trichoglottis persicina P.O'Byrne 2009

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


Common Name The Peach Colored Trichoglottis

Flower Size .48 to .56" [1.2 to 1.4 cm]

Found in Brunei, Borneo in lowland swamp forests at elevations of 5 to 10 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with a basally branching, cylindrical, slightly compressed, leafy stem carrying spreading, leathery, held more or less horizontally, lorate, unequally bilobed, lobules rounded leaves with sheaths that tightly clasp the stem and blooms in the fall and early winter in situ as well as in the spring in cultivation in Singapore on numerous, very short, suberect, .12 to .16" [3 to 4 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with ovate, green floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 4 O'Byrne 2009 photo/drawing fide ; A To Z Of South EAst Asian Orchids Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide;