Octomeria juergensii Schltr. 1925 SECTION Planifolia

Plant and FlowersPhotos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation At the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Flower drawingDrawing by Pabst

Common Name Juergens' Octomeria

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Rio Grande Do Sul State of Brazil

Part of the SECTION Planifolia, O tridentata alliance with O gracilicaulis, O juergensii, O oxichela, O pinicola, O iguanepensis, 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 1975 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42-43 pg 2624 - 2756 Brieger 2001 photo fide;