Oberonia mcgregorii Ames 1907

Photo by P.B. Pelser & J.F. Barcelona and The Phyto Images Website

TYPE Drawing

Drawing by Oakes Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Mcgregor's Oberonia [Original collector of species late 1800's earlier 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with 2 ranked, ensiform, obliquely spreading from below the middle leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, terminal, relatively stout, bracteate, minutely scurfy-pubescent, cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence carrying minute flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 3 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Fascile 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;