Oberonia singalangensis Schltr. 1911

Plant and Flowers Photos by Art Vogel 1911

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

Part Shade Cool Cold

Common Name The Singgalang Oberonia [refers to a Mountain in Sumatra]

Flower Size .18" [4mm]

Found in Sumatra at elevations of 1900 to 2300 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with close set stems carrying 4 to 8, linear, incurved and narrowed gradually towards the apex, acute leaves that blooms on a pendant, 6.8" to 10" [17 to 25 cm] long, glabrous, ribbed inflorescence with the flowers well separated in irregular spirals


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002 drawing fide;