Octomeria caldensis Hoehne 1929 SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shade

Common Name The Pocos de Caldas Octomeria [A City in Minas Gerais Brazil]

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil

Part of the SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O chameleptotes Alliance with O caldensis, O chameleptotes, O hatschbachii and O riograndensis and are distinguished by the curved leaves on plants that are between 3.2 to 6" [8 to 15 cm]tall and have long-acuminate petals and a trilobed lip


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconographia de Orchidaeceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;