Oeceoclades antsingyensis G.Gerlach 1995

Flower Closeup

Inflorescence Photo by DuPuy and Mobot Madagascar Photo List

Another Flower Photo by Lourens Grobler.

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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide