Octomeria erosilabia C.Schweinf. 1935 Scan by Jay Pfahl

Drawing Drawing by Foldats

Full shade Hot Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Erose Lip Octomeria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, northeastern Peru and northern Brazil in rain or cloud forests at elevations of 100 to 1200 meters as a mini-miiniature to small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect to subpendulous ramicauls carrying a single, apical, oblong leaf that blooms on a fascile of short single flowered inflorescence carrying the flowers in a cluster at the leaf and stem junction.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venezuela Volumen XV Primera Parte Foldats 1969 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok;

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