1. Trichoglottis triflora (Guillaumin) Garay & Seidenfaden, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 23: 209. 1972.
毛舌兰 mao she lan
Saccolabium triflorum Guillaumin, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sér. 2, 28: 239. 1956.
Plants small. Roots slightly flattened. Stem erect, 5-15 mm, enclosed in leaf sheaths. Leaves 6 or 7, distichous-equitant, recurved, often V-shaped-conduplicate, 2-3.5 × 0.5-0.6 cm, apex obtuse and unequally bilobed. Inflorescences 1-3, axillary, 5-10 mm, 1-3-flowered; peduncle ca. 1 mm in diam., with 1 or 2 sheaths at base; floral bracts ovate-triangular, ca. 1 mm, obtuse. Flowers not opening widely, yellowish green, with white and purple-red spotted lip, slightly fleshy; pedicel and ovary 2.5-3 mm. Sepals oblong-elliptic or oblong, ca. 3 × 1.2 mm, dorsally ± carinate, apex obtuse; lateral sepals slightly oblique. Petals narrowly falcate-oblong, ca. 2.8 × 7 mm, dorsally carinate, apex obtuse; lip ca. 2.5 mm, 3-lobed; lateral lobes erect, suborbicular; mid-lobe ca. 1.5 × 2.5 mm, with 3 lobules nearly equal in size; lateral lobules subovate-triangular, large, obtuse; mid-lobule ovate-triangular, adaxially densely minutely papillate; spur parallel to ovary, tubular, ca. 2 × 1.2 mm, obtuse, with a ca. 0.3 mm ligulate appendage on its back wall, densely villous from upper inner wall to its entrance. Column ca. 8 mm; stipe ca. 0.7 mm, narrow. Fl. Aug. 2n = 38, 40.
Epiphytic on tree trunks in forests; 1100-1200 m. S Yunnan [Thailand, Vietnam].