Oberonia fungumolens Burkill 1924 SUBGENUS Menophyllum SECTION Platyacron
Photo by © Ong Poh Teck and the The Biological Diversity Clearing House Website.
Common Name The Mushroom Smelling Oberonia
Found in Thailand and penninsular Malaysia, in lowland forests as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a pendulous stem enveloped completely by imbricate, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying bright green, very obliaue, slightly s-curved, very obtuse apically, strongly incurved towards the apex leaves that blooms on a 4.8" [12 cm] long, shortly pubescent inflorescence with shortly pubescent bracts and carrying fragrant, mushroom scented flowers in fairly regular whorls
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 nr 1 Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo fide;