Octomeria geraensis (Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr. 1881 SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

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Common Name The Minas Gerais Octomeria

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Found in southeastern Brazil as a lithophyte

Part of the SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O geraensis Alliance with O decumbens, O geraensis, O juncifolia, O palmyrabellae, O rodiensis, O sulfurea and O unguiculata and are distinguished by the straight leaves large and strong plants with obtuse petals anda tribobed lip.

Synonyms *Gigliolia geraensis Barb.Rodr. 1877

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