Octomeria ochroleuca Barb.Rodr. 1877 SECTION Planifolia

Plant and FlowerPhotos by S Manning and The Swiss Orchid Foundation At the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Drawing Drawing by Pabst

Common Name The Brown and Yellow Octomeria

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O ochroleuca alliance with O estrellense; 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.

Synonyms Octomeria ochroleuca var. trilobata Porto & Brade 1937

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