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Family: ORCHIDACEAE 

 Oeceoclades spathulifera
 

Photo by Weijen Ang

  
Author:  Leslie Andrew Garay & Peter Geoffrey Taylor 1976
Family:  Orchidaceae
Habitat:  North-Western and South-Western Madagascar
Soil:  Rich Drained
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  2 Centimetres
Height:  10 Centimetres
Flower:  White/Maroon/Greenish-Brown
Reproduction:  Seeds/Pseudubulbs
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Lissochilus spatulifer, H. Perrier 1941. Eulophia spathulifera, H.Perrier 1950. Eulophidium spatuliferum,Summerh. 1957

Photo by Olaf Pronk.

   This member of the Orchidaceae family was given this name by Leslie Andrew Garay and Peter Geoffrey Taylor in 1976. It is found in North western and south western Madagascar, growing in a rich and well drained soil with some water and some sun. The pseudubulbs can grow to two centimetres in diameter with ten centimetre speckled and succulent  leaves. The flowers are greenish with brown nerves and a white centre with maroon nerves.