Oberonia latifii J.J.Sm. 1935

Plant and Flowers Photos by Shiva Ramli and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Part Shade Hot

Common Name Latif's Oberonia

Flower Size small

Found in western Sumatra at elevations around 150 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with close set elongate stems enveloped by imbricating leaf sheath bases carryiing 10 to 21, long triangular, acute, curving inwards leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, angular, papillose, 8 to 8.8" [20 to 22 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with oblong, narrowing apically, irregularily dentate floral bracts and carrying whorls of 5 to6 flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001