Oeonia curvata Bosser 2000 Photo by Grunenwald Gilles and The Paleo-Orchid WebPage

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Curved Oeonia

Flower Size

Found in southcentral Madagascar in humid forests at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a branched, elongate stem carrying leathery, ovate unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on an arising at the base of the leaf sheaths, peduncle sppreading, 2 to 3" [5 to 7.5 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006 Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009