Trichoglottis smithii

Trichoglottis smithii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Trichoglottis
Species: Trgl. smithii
Binomial name
Trichoglottis smithii
Carr 1935

Trichoglottis smithii is an species in the genus Trichoglottis.


Plant blooms in spring and fall with one to two 2.65 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants is found growing in the open forest of Borneo and Sumatra at elevations of 0 to 1300 meters.


Plant grows in moderate shade and warm temperatures. Pot plants in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Plants can also be mounted. Water when the potting media is just approaching dryness, but still a bit moist and never allow the potting media to become bone dry.


Common Names: Smith's Trichoglottis


  1. Trichoglottis appendiculifera Holttum 1969

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