Oberonia lobulata King & Pantl. 1895 SUBGENUS Oberonia

TYPE Drawing by King & Pantling and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Lobed Oberonia

Flower Size minute

Found in the eastern Himalayas and Nepal in tropical valleys at elevations around 300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect to pendent stems enveloped completely by imbricating lleaf sheath bases and carrying 4, large, oblong, subacute, slightly falcate leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, terminal, decuved-pendent, ebracteate, winged, 1.6" [4 cm] long, peduncle, rachis slender, subterete, to 4.2" [10.5 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with oblong, obtuse, erose, longer than the ovary floral bracts that sheath the ovary.

Synonyms Oberonia subulata K.Schum. 1898

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids of The Sikkim Himalayas King & Pantling 1898 drawing fide; Indian Orchids: A Guide to Identification and Culture Vol 2 Pradhan 1979; Orchid Monographs Vol 4 Ansari & Balakrishnan 1990 drawing fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002