Thrixspermum trichoglottis

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Thrixspermum trichoglottis
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Genus: Thrixspermum
Species:
T. trichoglottis
Binomial name
Thrixspermum trichoglottis
(Hook.f.) Kuntze
Synonyms [1]
  • Sarcochilus trichoglottisHook.f.
  • Dendrocolla trichoglottis(Hook.f.) Ridl.
  • Dendrocolla albaRidl.
  • Thrixspermum album(Ridl.) Schltr.

Thrixspermum trichoglottis is a monopodial orchid in the subfamily Epidendroideae. It is widespread across the eastern Himalayas, Yunnan, Indochina, the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Malaysia and western Indonesia. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Description

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Flower

Morphologies that have been observed in Pasoh Forest Reserve, Malaysia:

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References

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