Oberonia gracilis Hook.f. 1888 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Graceful Oberonia

Flower Size .06" [1.5 mm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia and Java as a small sized epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped completely by imbricatee leaf bases carrying linear, conduplicate inner edge straight outer edge curved, acute leaves taht blooms on a terminal, erect, peduncle short, 6" [15 cm] long overall, laxly many flowered inflorescence holding the flowers in distinct whorls.

Synonyms Iridorkis gracilis (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Oberonia nitidicauda J.J.Sm. (1918

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaysia Vol 1 Holttum 1957 drawing good; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of The Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo ok; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo ok;