trichoglottis smithii {smith’s trichoglottis}

December 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

 

trichoglottis smithii {smith's trichoglottis}

Trichoglottis smithii {Smith's Trichoglottis} at Kipandi Butterfly Park.

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Trichoglottis smithii is found in Borneo and Sumatra. It is one of about 60 species in the genus trichoglottis which is distributed in East Asia, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, the Philippines and Polynesia . The name of the genus refers to its hairy lip. This one has a small flower of about 2.65 cm (1.1 inch) across.

For more information, please refer to Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia here

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