Oberonia kwangsiensis Seidenf. 1968

Plant and Flowers Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Drawing Drawing by Liu Ping and Flora Of China Website

Full shadeWarm TO Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Kwangsi Oberonia - In China Guang Xi Yuan Wei Lan

Flower Size .1" [2mm]

Found in southeastern Yunnan and northern Guangxi provinces of China, Thailand and Vietnam in open forests on limestone rocks at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters as a warm to cool growing lithophyte with a short to nearly inconspicuous stem carrying 3 to 6, subbasal, distichous-equitant, linear to linear-lanceolate, acuminate, articulate below into the base leaves that blooms in the fall on a relatively rigid, 4.8 to 5.2" [12 to 13 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 nr 1 Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos ok

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