Triphora hassleriana (Cogn. ex Chodat & Hassl.) Schltr. 1925 Type Drawing by Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name Hassler's Triphora

Flower Size

Found in Puerto Rico, Mexico Ecuador, Argentina and Paraguay in tropical moist forests as a small sized mycotropic terrestrial with fleshy tuber-like roots giving rise to an erect, stem enveloped by 2 to 4, ovate, acute foliaceous sheaths and carrying apcically loosely to 7 flowered inflorescence with foliaceous bracts similar to the sheaths below.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978 drawing fide; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 348 Dodson 1980 drawing fide;