Octomeria fialhoensis Dutra ex Pabst 1959 SECTION Planifolia Photo courtesy of Oliver Lenhard and his Orchideen Website

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Found in Brazil as a warm to cool growing epiphyte that requires shade and damp conditions.

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O diaphana alliance with O bidentata, O chloidophylla, O crassilabia, O albopurpurea, O diaphana, O glazioviana, O rechiana and O reitzii. Plants in this alliance are medium to large sized but always have thin ramicauls with loose sheaths and carry thin coriaceousflexible leaves that narrow at the base into a .4 [1 cm] long, petiole. The sepals and petals of the flowers are acute to acuminate.

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

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