Octarrhena vanvuurenii J.J.Sm. 1917

Collected specimens

Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith

Common Name Vanvuuren's Octarrhena [Dutch orchid enthusiast late 1800's

Flower Size .06" [1.5 mm]

Found in Sulawesi at elevations around 1900 metrs as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying imbricate basally, thickly linear, acute leaves that blooms on an axillary, short to .1" [2.5 mm] long, yellow-green, few flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

References REINWARDTIA Vol 1 Donk & Steenis 1950 drawing fide;