Oberonia flavescens D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2006

Plant and Flowers Photos by M A Clements Copyright , and the Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Full Shade Hot Warm Summer THROUGH EARLY Winter

Common Name The Yellow Oberonia - In Australia The Northern Green Fairy Orchid]

Flower Size .06" [1.5 mm]

Found in Queensland Australia on sheltered rocky slopes, open forest, scrub, mangroves and rainforest as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a stem enveloped by imbricating leaf sheath bases carrying 4 to 6, bright green to yellowish green, fleshy leaves that blooms in the summer through early winter on a terminal, arching , 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with a few small bracts and carrying whorls of 6 to 8 flowers.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo Not = O complanata;

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