Trichoglottis tinekeae Schuite. 1998 Photo by Tom Ballinger and his Flickr Orchid Photo website

Part Shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name Tineke's Trichoglottis [Dutch Supporter of the Nationaal Herbarium and orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Sabah and Sarawak Borneo in heath forests on small trees at elevations 900 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a cluster of a few, often branching stems carrying many, elliptic to linear, sometimes purple blotched, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on 1 from each node opposite the leaf, short, 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood etal 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001;Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Wood 2003 drawing/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 4 2009; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide;