Oberonia helferi Hook.f. 1888 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm

Common Name Helfer's Oberonia [Czech Original collector of species 1800's]

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand at elevations around 560 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a very sort stem carrying, linear-lanceolate, tapering towards the apex, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence carrying flowers in whorls of 4 to 5 flowers.

Synonyms Iridorkis helferi (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 nr 1 Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide;