E. Nepal to Pen. Malaysia as per WCSP;
Assam; East Himalaya; Malaya; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand as per Catalogue of Life;


Kindly examine and identify this Oberonia sp (Orchidaceae) 

Habit:Wild, herb

Habitat: Epiphytic, Evergreen forest 

Sighting: Kottigehara, near Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1200 msl 

Date: 23-02-2017

This pic is not clear, I assume the flowers were very tiny. But if I had to decide with what I can make out from the flowers, this should be Oberonia brachystachys. Please do share a better closeup of the flower if possible or you may make a small sketch of labellum.

Thanks … for the feed back. I will try to revisit the specimen next flowering season and forward some neat images if possible. Till then I will take it as O.brachystachys.

It does look like Oberonia brachystachys.



References: Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  POWO GBIF (with type specimens) Plant illustrations  OOI LENG SUN ORCHIDS  IOSPE Photos  The Orchids of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore By Gunnar Seidenfaden, Jeffrey J. Wood (1992)