Octomeria petulans Rchb.f. 1859 SECTION Planifolia Drawing by Barbosa Rodrigues and The Swiss Orchid Foundation At the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Small Leaved Octomeria

Flower Size

Found in Fr Guiana, northern Brazil and Ecuador .

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O grandiflora alliance with O anceps, O edmundoi and O petulans. Plants within this alliance are robust and have laterally compressed stems becoming almost ancipitous.

Synonyms Octomeria xanthina Barb.Rodr. 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskeivytch and Holst 2003; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing ok;