Octomeria bradei Schltr. 1922 SECTION Planifolia Drawing by Hoehne The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning Brade's Octomeria [Czech Botanist in Brazil late 1800's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo and Parana states of Brazil

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O linearifolia alliance with O lancipetala, O linearifolia and O lobulosa. Plants within this alliance are small to large sized but always have linear leaves.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;