~Oeceoclades roseovariegata (Senghas) Garay & P. Taylor 1976 - See Oeceoclades gracillima (Schltr.) Garay & P.Taylor 1976

Photos by Christian Gegenbauer



Plant and Inflorescence

Photo by Brian O'Brien

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Common Name The Variegated Rose Oeceoclades

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar among calcareous rocks in mossy cracks in as a small sized, cool to warm growing terrestrial with clustered, ovoid, brownish-violet psedobulbs carrying 2, apical, prostrate, ovate to elliptic-ovate, acuminate, margins undulate, dark purplish black, motttled with pale rose leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, racemose to sparsely branched, to 22" [55 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Eulophidium roseovariegatum Senghas 1967

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991 plant photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #7 2008 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 No 5 2009 photo fide