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Oberonia disticha (Lam.) Schltr.
Protologue : Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 33: 132 (1925)
Information on the genus : Oberonia
Basionym : Epidendrum distichum Lam.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Epidendrum distichum Lam. (1783)
 Pleurothallis disticha (Lam.) A. Rich. (1828)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cymbidium equitans Thouars (1822)
=Iridorchis equitans (Thouars) Kuntze (1891)
=Oberonia equitans (Thouars) Schltr. (1915)
=Oberonia brevifolia Lindl. (1830)
=Malaxis brevifolia (Lindl.) Rchb. f. (1861)
=Epidendrum equitans G. Forst. (1786)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Epiphyte- Ht up to 0.1 m. Alt: ? - 800 m. Distribution: LP
Biol./Eco : Herb, Epiphyte; Humid, Subhumid, Montane; Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Africa,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 130
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 362-363 (1999).

Bibliography other :
  • HERMANS J, S. VERLYNDE, P. CRIBB & AL. (2020). Malaxideae (Orchidaceae) in Madagascar, the Mascarenes, Seychelles an Comoro Islands Kew Bull. 75: 170 
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