Octomeria octomeriantha (Hoehne) Pabst 1972SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shade

Common Name The Octomeria Octomeria [Originally refers to it's being in the genus Pleurothallis but like an Octomeria]

Flower Size .97" [2.3 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo and Parana' states of Brazil

Part of the SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O Cucullata Alliance with O cucullata and O octomeriantha and are distinguishd by terete, curved or straight leaves on medium sized plants that are 3.2 to 6" [8 to 15 cm] tall and has a roundish lip

Synonyms Octomeria elobata Schltr. ex Pabst 1956 ; *Pleurothallis octomeriantha Hoehne 1936

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