Octomeria ementosa Barb.Rodr. 1881 SECTION Planifolia Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shade Spring

Common Name The Chinless Octomeria

Flower Size

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

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O crassifolia alliance with O aetheoantha, O alpina, O arcuata, O cochlearis, O albiflora, O decepiens, O densiflora, O crassifolia, O exchlorophyllata, O fasciculata, O fibrifera, O gehrti, O lithophila, O ouropretana, O rigida, O robusta, O sarcophylla O schultesii and O serrana. Plants within this alliance are robust, small to large, have strong roundish ramicauls that are not laterally compressed and are more than .08 [2mm] thick in the upper part.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasiliensis Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1976 drawing fide;