Octomeria leptophylla Barb. Rodr. 1881 SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae

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Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil.

Part of the SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O leptophylla Alliance which are distinguished by terete, curved or straight leaves that has flowers with the lateral sepals connate to the synsepal

Synonyms Octandrorchis leptophylla (Barb.Rodr.) Brieger 1977; Octomeria teretifolia Barb.Rodr. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Octandrorchis leptophylla drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good