Oberonia nitida Seidenf. 1971
Plant and Flower in situ Thailand Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright ©, and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery
TYPE Drawing Drawing by © Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website
Common Name The Shimmering Oberonia
Flower Size .1" [2 mm]
Found in Thailand at elevations around 600 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with short stems enveloped completely by imbricating leaf sheath bases carrying laterally compressed, linear, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect then arching, cylindrical, densely many flowered inflorescence.
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 nr 1 Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide;