AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Oeceoclades rauhii (Senghas) Garay & P.Taylor, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 24: 270 (1976).
Homotypic Synonyms:
Eulophidium rauhii Senghas, Orchidee (Hamburg) 24: 61 (1973).
Description:
Closely related to 0. boinensis from which it differs in having liner-lanceolate sepals and petals and an equally four-lobed lip.
Habitat:
In humid, evergreen forests at elevations of sealevel to 500 meters.
Distribution:
N. Madagascar
References:
Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009
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Photograph Karl Senghas©
Swiss Orchid Foundation at
the Herbarium Jany Renz
Image used with kind
permission.
Photograph Karl Senghas©
Swiss Orchid Foundation at
the Herbarium Jany Renz
Image used with kind
permission.