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Trichoglottis rigida
1883 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Aeridinae
Alliance: Trichoglottis
Genus: Trichoglottis
Type species
Trichoglottis retusa
Selected Species
Trichoglottis australiensis by Lewis Roberts.

Trichoglottis, abbreviated Trgl in horticultural trade, is a genus of plant in family Orchidaceae. It contains about 60 species found mostly in Southeast Asia (Indochina, Indonesia, Philippines, etc.) with a few species in China, the Indian Subcontinent, and various islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Francisco Manuel Blanco (O.S.A.) - Flora de Filipinas
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Lamb, A. (2008). The genus Trichoglottis in Sabah. Malesian Orchid Journal 1: 17-40.
  4. ^ Flora of China, v 25 p 453, 毛舌兰属 mao she lan shu, Trichoglottis Blume, Bijdr. 359. 1825.

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