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Orchid Species: Oeonia rosea

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Oeonia rosea is an orchid species identified by Ridl. in 1885.
Genus
Oeonia (Oeo.)
Grex
rosea
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Ridl.
Year
1885
ORIGIN: A Madagascar, small sized, warm to cool growing, monopodial epiphytic species on branches in moss forests from altitudes of 100 to 2000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, warm to cool growing, monopodial epiphytic species on branches in moss forests from altitudes of 100 to 2000 meters with a pendant to climbing, occasionally branching, thin stems carrying many distant, oval-oblong to elliptical, basally clasping, rounded and subcordate apically leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, racemose, 5 [12.5 cm] long, several [3 to 7] flowered inflorescence that is longer than the leaves.

FLOWER SIZE: 1+ inches [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Oeonia Oeo forsythiana 1900 Kraenzl.
Add+ Oeonia Oeo oncidiiflora 1893 Kraenzl.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Oeo. rosea 'Rose Gimlet' (2014)
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