Spathoglottis tricallosa J.J.Sm. 1917

Plant and Flowers Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation a the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrance Part Shade Hot Spring Fall

Common Name The Three Calli Spathoglottis

Flower Size 1/2" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in shady riverine forests on limestone and ultrabasic areas at elevations of sea level to 400 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with psuedobulbs giving rise to robust shoots with up to 7, plicate leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on an erect, 20" [50 cm] long, successively 1 to 3, to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying flowers that often smell of roses


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide