Agrostophyllum trifidum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Appendiculopsis

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Tun Jang and his TheWild Orchids in Sumatra Website

Full shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Three Pointed Agrostophyllum

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Borneo at elevations around 800 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with many, close set stems carrying many, 2 ranked, abruptly narrowed and slightly basally twisted, oblong, equally bilobed apically, with a sharp spike in between leaves that blooms on a terminal, in a head of many single flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Appendiculopsis trifida (Schltr.) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 as A cf trifidum;