Trichoglottis tenera (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1872

Plant and Flowers Photo by © Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Inflorescence Photo by © The Enchanting Kerala Website

Part sun Summer

Common Name The Thin Trichoglottis

Flower Size

Found in southern India and Sri Lanka as an epiphyte that blooms in the spring

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so use with caution

Synonyms Cleisostoma tenerum (Lindl.) Hook.f. 1890; *Oeceoclades tenera Lindl.1833; Oeonia alata A.Rich. 1841; Saccolabium tenerum (Lindl.) Lindl. 1859

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 21 1165 - 1328 Brieger 1988; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroides Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 photo fide