ISI 2011-31. Oeceoclades monophylla (A. Rich.) Garay & P. Taylor Out of Stock

Several species of this genus of choice terrestrial orchids have been offered through the ISI. Most are native to Madagascar; this one is from the nearby island of Mauritius. It has ovate, silvery leaves with green markings but in brighter light these mature to red-blushed with brownish markings. Plants from tissue-culture from seed self-set on HBG 95909, originally from Atlanta Botanic Garden (TC 03-004). $12.

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Published in the Cactus and Succulent Journal, Vol. 83 (2), March - April, 2011