Oberonia aurea Schltr. 1905SUBGENUS Menophyllum SECTION Adenorhachis Schlechter Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Warm LATE Spring Fall

Common Name The Golden Oberonia

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea and the Bismark archipelago at elevations around 250 to 1000 meters as a pendent, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring and fall.

Schlechter states that the flowers generally are pale yellow but there are forms that are much darker and approach golden yellow in color.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911/85 Drawing fide;