Octomeria bomboizae Luer 2002 Photos/Drawing by The Ecuagenera Website

Full shade Cool Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Bomboiza Octomeria [An mission area of southeastern Ecuador]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Ecuador at elevations around 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by 7 to 8 imbricating, tubular sheaths carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, narrowly cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a fascile of short, .08" [2mm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence arising from the apex of the ramicaul.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing fide; Nate Ecuadorian Vol 3 Dodosn 2002 drawing/photo fide;