Trichosalpinx-escobarii-Tiny-Something-2023-02-15 *SITF has determined this plant is Pendusalpinx patula, not Trichosalpinx escobarii (Jul 2023). 

Plant identification aided by Alfonso Doucette. Trichosalpinx patula is synonymous with Pendusalpinx patula. Key characteristics of this plant which identify it as Pendusalpinx patula include the ramicauls covered in prominent white bracts on the newest growths, leaves that are distinctly glaucous, a pair of broad wings on the column and leaves which turn down and are basally twisted; flower size also is in range for P. patula.

Posted on Feb 15, 2023

Plant purchased from Ecuagenera Twelve flowers, one bud on three pendent terminal inflorescences to five centimeters emerging from base of leaves, a fourth immature inflorescence, on a 17 tightly clus...

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Trichosalpinx-patula,-2018-01-17***Determined to be Trichosalpinx dependens, not Trichosalpinx patula (Oct 2020); based on new photos and key; petals are not triangular and lip is ciliate which keys to T. dependens or T. memor; central callus not forked and flower size closer to T. dependens than T. memor.***

Posted on Jan 17, 2018

Trichosalpinx patula Luer, Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 65: 82 (1998). This name is accepted. Distribution: S. Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia 82 VEN 83 BOL ECU

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