Oberonia semifimbriata J.J.Sm. 1928 Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Somewhat Fimbriate Oberonia

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in Thailand, Sumatra, Java and Borneo at elevations around 500 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set stems carrying 6 to 16, not jointed, obliquely linear, apiculate leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, much longer than the leaves, nodding, peduncle .24 to .6" [6 to 15 mm] long, rachis 1.8 to 3.6" [4.5 to 9 cm] long, angular, cylindrical, glabrous, densely many flowered inflorescence with subulate floral bracts carrying flowers in whorls of eight.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001;