Oeceoclades perrieri (Schltr.) Garay & P.Taylor 1976

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flowers Photos by Hromniack

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by of Eulophia ambongensis Schlechter

Part shadeHot LATE Spring

Common Name Perrier's Oeceoclades [French botanist in Madagascar 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Mozambique and Madagascar in dryish coastal forests on sandy soils at elevations around 60 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with narrowly conical, somewhat 4 angled, ribbed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly linear, whitish green mottled with dark green, tapering gradually below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect, to 20" [50 cm] long, simple or with 1 to 2, short, branches, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Eulophia ambongensis Schltr. 1913; *Eulophidium perrieri Schltr. 1925; Lissochilus ambongensis (Schltr.) H.Perrier 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1941 as Lissochilus ambongensis drawing fide; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;

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