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Orchid Species: Oeoniella polystachys

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Oeoniella polystachys is an orchid species identified by (Thouars) Schltr. in 1918.
Genus
Oeoniella (Oenla.)
Grex
polystachys
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Thouars) Schltr.
Year
1918
ORIGIN: A common, monopodial, small [common] to large [rare] sized, warm to cool growing epiphytic species found in Madagascar, the Comoros, the Mascarenes and the Seychelles.

DESCRIPTION: A common, monopodial, small [common] to large [rare] sized, warm to cool growing epiphytic species found in Madagascar, the Comoros, the Mascarenes and the Seychelles with erect, branched, rigid, leafy stems carrying oblong or ligulate, fleshy leaves that blooms on a lateral, axillary, racemose, arching, 6 to 10 [15 to 25 cm] long, several [7 to 15], fragrant flowered inflorescence with short and rounded floral bracts and the flowers arranged in 2 rows.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/2 to 2 2/5 inches [3.5 to 6 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Aeranthes Aerth polystachya 1864 (Thouars) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Angraecum Angcm pescatorianum 1849 Lindl.
Add+ Angraecum Angcm polystachyum 1818 (Thouars) A.Rich.
Add+ Listrostachys Lit pescatoriana 1877 (Lindl.) S.Moore in J.G.Baker
Add+ Macradenia Mcdn polystachya 1826 Spreng.
Add+ Oeonia Oeo polystachya 1883 (Thouars) Benth. & Hook.f.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi polystachys 1822 Thouars
Add+ Listrostachys Lit polystachys 1864 (Thouars) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Monixus Monixus polystachys 1907 (Thouars) Finet
Add+ Angraecum Angcm kimballianum 1890 auct.
Add+ Beclardia Bec polystachya 1880 (Thouars) Frapp.
Add+ Angorchis Angorchis polystachya 1891 (Thouars) Kuntze
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Oeniella polystachys by Tom Kuligowski. In February of 2013, I added a post dealing with the culture I use to grow Oeoniella polystachys. Over the last month and a half, I have received numerous emails from hobbyists and growers regardin... 0
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