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Thrixspermum saruwatarii
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Thrixspermum (Greek, hair and seed, referring to the hair-shaped seeds). Syn., Sarcochilus. Orchidaceae. Epiphytic non-pseudobulbous orchids, grown for their bloom in the warmhouse.

Stems short, either covered with prominent persistent truncate bases of the lvs. or leafless: lvs. flat and often falcate, or narrow-linear, or none: racemes axillary; bracts small; sepals and petals nearly equal, free, spreading, the lateral sepals often more or less dilated at the base: labellum articulate at the end of the basal projection of the column, 3-lobed; column short, erect, produced at the base; pollen-masses 4: caps. usually linear or narrow-oblong.—Species 30, Old World. CH

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