Octomeria sancti-angeli Kraenzl. 1911 SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae

Another Angle with leaves Photos by Luis Felipe Varela and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name Saint Angels' Octomeria

Flower Size

Found in Rio Grande Do Sul state of Brazil at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the later winter.

Part of the SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O sanct-angeli Alliance with O alexandri as plants that are between 3.2 to 6 [8 to 15 cm] tall, have obtuse petals and a three lobed lip


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasiliensis Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1976 drawing fide;