Trichotosia lagunensis (Ames) Schuit. & de Vogel 2003 Photo by Leonardo L. Co and The Phytoimages Website

Side View of Flower Photo by Wally Suarez and The Phytoimages Website

Common Name The Laguna Trichotosia [A province of the Philippines where the orchid was discovered]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 300 to 600 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with upright to semi-pendulous stems carrying leathery, reddish brown pubescent throughout, linear to lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall on a zigzag, hairy, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, to 8 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Eria lagunensis Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 as Eria lagunensis; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Eria lagunensis; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide