Oberonia proudlockii King & Pantl. 1897

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

Common Name Proudlock's Oberonia [Bristish original collector of species later 1800's]

Flower Size .06" [1.5 mm]

Found in Tamil Nadu India at elevations of 900 to 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect to pendulous short stems enveloped completely by imbricating leaf sheath bases carrying not articulate, ovate-oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, terete peduncle to .8" [2 cm] long, rachis to 2.8" [3 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovary, suborbicular, obtuwse, lacerate floral bracts and carrying greenish yellow, scattered or adpressed to the rachis flowers.

Synonyms Oberonia sedgwickii Blatt. & McCann 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Nilgiris Joseph 1987 drawing good; Orchid Monographs Vol 4 Ansari & Balakrishnan 1990 drawing fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing good; Orchids of Odisha Misra 2014 drawing/photo fide;