Octomeria cucullata Porto & Brade 1937 SECTION teritifoliae-Scirpoidae Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shade Spring

Common Name The Cowl-Carrying Octomeria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Rio and Parana' states of Brazil and blooms in the spring

Part of the SECTION teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O Cucullata Alliance with O cucullata and O octomeriantha and are distinguishd by terete, curved or straight leaves on medium sized plants that are 3.2 to 6" [8 to 15 cm] tall and has a roundish lip


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