Trisetella triglochin

Trisetella triglochin

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Trisetella
Species: Tris. triglochin
Binomial name
Trisetella triglochin
(Rchb. f.) Luer 1980

Trisetella triglochin is a species in the Trisetella genus.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single successive 3 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing on branches in the cloud forest of Panama to Bolivia, Brazil and Venezuela at elevations of 200 to 2000 meters


Keep plant in shade. Plant can be grown in cool to warm conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist. Plants prefer high humidity.


Common Name: The Three Barbed Trisetella


  1. Masdevallia allenii L.O. Williams 1940
  2. Masdevallia huebneri Schltr. 1925
  3. Masdevallia trichaete Rchb. f. 1883
  4. Masdevallia tridactylites Rchb. f. 1883
  5. *Masdevallia triglochin Rchb. f. 1877
  6. Masdevallia tripeta Rchb. f. 1877
  7. Masdevallia triseta Rchb. f. 1925
  8. Triaristella huebneri (Schltr.) Luer 1978
  9. Triaristella trichaete (Rchb. f.) Luer 1978
  10. Triaristella tridactylites (Rchb. f.) Luer 1978
  11. Triaristella triglochin (Rchb. f.) Luer 1978
  12. Triaristellina huebneri (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
  13. Triaristellina trichaete (Rchb. f.) Rauschert 1983
  14. Triaristellina tridactylites (Rchb. f.) Rauschert 1983
  15. Triaristellina triglochin (Rchb. f.) Rauschert 1983
  16. Trisetella huebneri (Schltr.) Luer 1980
  17. Trisetella trichaete (Rchb. f.) Luer 1980
  18. Trisetella tridactylites (Rchb. f.) Luer 1980