Genus Oberonia section Aphananthos
Genus Oberonia Lindl. section Aphananthos Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 1 (1911) 178. Type species: Oberonia cryptantha Schltr.
Stems very short. Leaf blades articulated with the sheaths. Bracts remarkable long, husk-like, completely covering and concealing the tiny flowers, even when these are fully developed.
(After Schlechter, 1912)