Neobathiea keraudrenae Toill.-Gen. & Bosser 1964.

Flower Closeup of Flower

Plant in situ Madagascar

Photo courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

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Common Name or Meaning Keraudren's Neobathiae [Botanist in Madagascar current]

Flower Size 1" x 5.2" [2.5 cm x 13cm]

Found in northeastern Madagascar in shady forests as a miniature to small sized epiphyte with a short stem carrying 4 to 5, fan-shaped, fleshy, oblong-spathulate, or obovate, bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a erect to spreading, to 2.4" [6 cm] long, 1 to 2 [sometimes successive on a side branch] flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans & Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #12 2017 photo fide;