Oberonia menghaiensis S.C.Chen 1982

Plant and Flowers in situ China

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Common Name The Meng Hai Oberonia [a town in Yunnan China - In China Meng Hai Yuan Wei Lan

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in south Yunnan Province of China in mixed forests at elevations aound 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a conspicuous stem carrying 3 to 4, distichous-equitant, laterally compressed, subensiform, often slightly falcate, thickened, not articulate basally, acuminate t oobtuse apically leaves that blooms in the early summer on an axillary, 1 to 3" [2.5 to 7.5 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with a few sterile, lanceoalte bracts and linear-lanceoalte, nearly entire margin, long acuminate apcailly floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 83 #9 2014 photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;