Octarrhena miniata (Schltr.) Schltr. 1913

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name The Rust Red Octarrhena

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the early summer.

Schlechter states that the flowers are orange red.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide;