Pinalia crassicaulis is an orchid species identified by (Hook.f.) Kuntze in 1891. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Trichotosia crassicaulis.
ORIGIN: Found in Assam at elevations of 1200 to 1550 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, cylindrical stem enveloped completely by tubular sheaths and carrying several, coriaceous, basally clasping, lanceolate-elliptic, acute, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a patent, as long as the leaves, 6 [15 cm] long, somewhat flexuous, pubescent, laxly several flowered inflorescence with ovate-cordate, reflexed bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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