Trichotosia vestita (Wall. ex Lindl.) Kraenzl., Pflanzenr. IV, 50(50): 151 (1911)

Name meaning 'dressed', reffering to the hairy outside of the flowers.

Dendrobium vestitum Wall. ex Lindl.
Eria vestita (Wall. ex Lindl.) Lindl.
Pinalia vestita (Wall. ex Lindl.) Kuntze

A giant sized, hot growing epiphyte with very long, pendulous stems carrying lanceolate, acute, rufous pubescent leaves that are 3 to 4 cm apart and blooms in the fall on a densly long-pubescent, 20 to 30 cm long, fractiflex rachis, few to several flowered inflorescence with ovate, red apically, green basally floral bracts and has flowers that do not open widely and are pubescent on the outside.

Growing in lowland forests and foothills.


Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

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