Oberonia sebastiana B.V.Shetty & Vivek. 1975 publ. 1978 Photo by The Enchanting Kerala Website

Full Shade Cool Spring

Common Name Sebastine's Oberonia [Original collector of species]

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in southern India at eleavtions of 1500 to 2500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold, pendulous growing epiphyte with out a stem with basally articulate, ensiform, acute to subacuminate leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, peduncle to 4" [10 cm] long, rachis to 12" [30 cm] long, flattened and adnate to the reduced uppermost leaf, pendulous, many flowered inflorescence with ovate, acuminate, iregularilly denticulate margins, longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying subverticillate yellow flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 4 Ansari & Balakrishnan 1990 drawing fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide;