Oeceoclades monophylla (A. Rich.) Garay & P. Taylor 1976

Side Angle Of Flower


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TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing of Angraecum monophyllum by A Richard

Common Name The Single-Leafed Oeceoclades

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Mauritus and Reunion as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial at elevations of 200 meters with an ovate pseudobulb enveloped by basal, scarious sheaths carrying an elliptic, pale copper-orange suffused with dark green leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, provided with 3, triangular remote bracts, several flowered inflorescence .

Synonyms *Angraecum monophyllum A. Rich. 1828; Eulophia monophylla S. Moore 1877; Eulophidium monophyllum (A.Rich.) Schltr. 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 11 2003 photo fide; Of Men and Orchids Part 1 Jenny 2015 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #11 2010 photo fide;