Octomeria estrellensis Hoehne 1938 SECTION Planifolia Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shade

Common Name The Star-Like Octomeria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O ochroleuca alliance with O itatiaiae, O minuta, O montana, O ochroleuca, O rhodoglossa, O rubrifolia and O setigera. Plants in this alliance are under 2 [5 cm] in size and have long-acuminate sepals and petals.


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