Oeceoclades humbertii (H.Perrier) Bosser & Morat 2001 Photo by The Earth.comWebsite

Part shade Hot Warm LATESpringEARLY Summer

Common Name Humbert's Oeceoclades [French Botanist in Madgascar 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in southeastern Madagascar in xerophytic forests at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terresttrial with small, conical,heteroblastic pseudobullbsleaves that are not developed at blooming occuring in the late spring and early summer on an erect, thin, peduncle shorter to much longer than the rachis, provided with 3 to 4, basal, scarious, grey, loose sheaths, rachis loosely 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with narrow, acute, single veined, as long as to about 1/3 the length of the pedicel floral bracts.

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

Synonyms Eulophia humbertii (H.Perrier) Butzin 1975; *Lissochilus humbertii H.Perrier 1939

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Lissochilus humberti; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;

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