Octomeria lancipetala C.Schweinf. 1961 Drawing by Foldats

Flower Drawing Drawing by Pabst

Common Name The Spear-Shaped Petal Octomeria

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil at elevftions around 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with thin, 3 to 8, tubular sheathed stems carrying thickly coriaaceous, linear-lanceolate, acute to finely tridenticualte, apically, cuneate and sessile below intothe base leaves that blooms on several, fascuiculate, short, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 1 1969 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;