Oberonia lotsyana J.J.Sm. 1905 SUBGENUS Menophyllum SECTION Arachnochilus Photo by Art Vogel

Part Shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The Lotsy Oberonia

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Java in montane forests at elevations around 600 to 1600 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 3 to six, lanceolate, acute, light green leaves that blooms in the summer on a pendulous, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with long-triangular, concave floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Die Orchideeen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide