Trichoglottis rigida Blume 1825

Photos by Budi Haryatna


Common Name The Rigid Trichoglottis

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Java in forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing, monopodial epiphyte with a stiff, much branched, slightly zigzag, pendent, apically ascending stem enveloped by clasping, imbricate leaf bearing sheaths and carrying lanceolate, stiff, fleshy, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late spring on an axillary, short 1 to sometimes 4 from one node flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Sarcanthus rigidus (Blume) J.J.Sm.1905; Sarcanthus uniflorus J.J.Sm.1903

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orquideen von Java J.J. Smith 1905 as Sarcanthus rigidus; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Sarcanthus rigidus drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;