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

Common Name Odoard's Oberonia [Sr Becarri Italian Botanist late 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size small

Found in western Sumatra in montane forests at elevations around 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect stems enveloped completely by imbricating leaf sheath bases carrying 15 to 20, fairly equal in size, obliquely lanceolate-triangular, somewhat acute leaves that blooms on a sessile, terminal, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, somewhat longer than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 drawing fide;