Oberonia mindorensis Ames 1907 Drawing by Oakes Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Mindoro Oberonia [An island within the Philippine archipelago]

Flower Size minute

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 400 to 500 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with2 ranked, acute to nearly obtuse, obliquely ascending, upper half free leaves that blooms in the fall on a teminal, erect, 4 to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, somewhat hairy, slender, densely many flowered inflorescence with linear floral bracts.

Synonyms Iridorkis microphylla (Blume) Kuntze 1891; *Malaxis microphylla Blume 1825; Oberonia kusukusensis Hayata 1914; Oberonia rosea Hook.f. 1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Fascile 3 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Fascile 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984

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