Oberonia merapiensis Schltr. 1911 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Mt Merapi Oberonia

Flower Size small

Found in Sumatra in montane forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with very short stems carrying 5 to 7, lanceolate to linear, acute leave that blooms on an erect, terminal, peduncle to 1.6" [4 cm] long, to 12" [30 cm] long overall, laxly many flowered inflorescence with oblong, apiculate, somewhat longer tahn then ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to Knowledge of the Orchid Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 drawing fide