Oberonia trochopetala Gagnep. 1929 SUBGENUS Menophyllum Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot

Common Name The Bird Wing Like ? Petal Oberonia

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in southern Vietnam in lowlands as an mini-miniature sized hot growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying 3 to 4, linear, acuminate, conduplicate leaves that blooms on an erect, wiry, 1.6" [4 cm] long, epedunculate, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica 114 Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;