Octomeria iguapensis Schltr. 1922 SECTION Planifolia Drawing by Cogniaux

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning The Iguape Octomeria [An area of coastal Sao Paulo]

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in coastal Sao Paulo State of Brazil

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O tridentata alliance with O gracilicaulis, O juergensii, O oxichela, O pinicola, O tridentata, and O umbonulata. Plants within this alliance are under 8" [20cm] tall, have fine ramicauls and lanceolate leaves


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing good