Oeceoclades antsingyensis G.Gerlach 1995

Flower Closeup

Inflorescence Photo by DuPuy and Mobot Madagascar Photo List

Full shade Warm EARLYSummer

Common Name The Tsingy Occuring Oeceoclades

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in western Madagascar in humus pockets in "Tsingy" at elevations of 60 to 100 meters as a medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with an ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, broad, dark green horizontally variegated white, ovate leaf that blooms in the early summer on an erect, 12 to 16" [30 to 40 cm] long, densely several flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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