Octomeria concolor Barb. Rodr. 1881 SECTION Planifolia Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, plant grown by OrchidMania.

Common Name The Single-Colored Octomeria

Flower Size

Flowers in an axillary cluster nestled in close to the base of the leaf best grown in small pots and a finer media.

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O pusilla alliance with O cordilabia, O micrantha, O pusilla, O sagittata, O stellaris and O warmingii. Plants in this alliance are less than 4 [10 cm] tall and have thin ramicauls and lanceolate to oblong-elliptic leaves.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975