Oberonia rivularis Schltr. 1905 SUBGENUS Menophyllum SECTION Scytoxiphium Photo by Art Vogel

Plant and Flowers Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Hot spring

Common Name The Riverside Oberonia

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees near rivers at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature sized, pendent , hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing fide