Octomeria albiflora Hoehne & Schltr. 1926 SECTION PlanifoliaDrawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foudantion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning The White Flowered Octomeria

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil .

Part of the Section planifolia, O crassifolia alliance with O aetheoantha, O alpina, O cochlearis, O crassifolia, O decepiens, O densiflora,O ementosa, O exchlorophyllata, O fasciculata, O fibrifera, O gehrti, O lithophila, O ouropretana, O rigida, O robusta, O sarcophylla O schultesii and O serrana. Plants within this alliance are robust, small to large, have strong roundish ramicauls that are not laterally compressed and are more than .08 [2mm] thick in the upper part.


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