Trichotosia rotundifolia (Ridl.) Kraenzl. 1911 Photo by

Plant and Flower Photo courtesy of Leong Tuck Lock

deep shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Round Leafed Trichotosia

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia at elevations around 200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphtye with very short, erect stems carrying to 10 finger-like, succulent, rounded apically leaves held in a whorl that blooms in the winter on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Eria rotundifolia Ridl. 1870

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Ridley 1908 as Eria rotundiflora; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing good; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;