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Orchid Species: Trichosalpinx hypocrita

Trichosalpinx hypocrita is an orchid species identified by (Garay & Dunst.) Luer in 1983.
Genus
Trichosalpinx (Tsx.)
Grex
hypocrita
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Garay & Dunst.) Luer
Year
1983
ORIGIN: Found in northwestern Venezuela and northeastern Colombia at elevations around 2700 to 3000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender, ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 5,minutely ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coricaeous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring summer and fall on a loose, lightly flexuous, 1.2 to 2.4 [3 to 6 cm] long including the .6 to .8 [1.5 to 2 cm] long peduncle, simultaneously several flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of the ramicaul.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.08 inches [2 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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