Octomeria alexandri Schltr. 1922 SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae

Plant and Flowers Photos by Luiz Filipe Varela and his Flicker website

Drawing Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foudantion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning Alexander's Octomeria

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo Brazil as a mini-miniature to miniature sized epiphyte.

Part of the SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O sanct-angeli Alliance with O sancti-angeli 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; Orquideas da Chapada Diamantina Toscano de Brito and Cribb 2005 as Octomeria sp not