Oeceoclades ugandae (Rolfe) Garay & P.Taylor 1976

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Common Name The Ugandan Oeceoclades

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Zaire, Ethiopia and Uganda in primary forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial and occasional epiphyte with superposed, more or less fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, apical, narrowly elliptic to ovate-elliptic, irregularily articulated petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a paniculate, compact, 2.4 to 5.6" [6 to 14 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Eulophia ugandae Rolfe 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Lissochilus ugandae; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 3 Cribb 1989; Les Orchidees de Cote d'Ivorie Perez-Vera 2003 photo/drawing fide; Field Guide to the Ethiopian Orchids Demissew, Cribb and Rassmussen 2004