Oberonia govidjoae Schltr. 1911 SUBGENUS Menophyllum SECTION Adenorachis Schlechter Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Govidjoa Creek Oberonia

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, pendent, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to a flexuous, leafy stem carrying 8 to 14, erect-patent, falcate-lanceolate, acute, glabrous leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a short, rachis papillose-puberulent, densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, subdentate margins, externally papillose-puberulent, slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish to green-yellow.


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