Trichoglottis tricostata J.J.Sm. 1907

Photo by Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial sun Hot Warm EARLY Spring

Common Name The Three Ribbed Trichoglottis

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Java in moist forests at elevations of 700 to 1800 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with climbing and branching or sometimes hanging and stiff stems carrying stiff, elliptic-linear, apically bilobed, rounded lobes with a small tooth between them leaves that blooms in the early spring on opposite the leaves, several along the stem, 1 to 5 flowered per inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide