Octomeria petulans Rchb.f. 1859 SECTION Planifolia Drawing by Barbosa Rodrigues and The Swiss Orchid Foundation At the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Small Leaved Octomeria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Fr Guiana, northern Brazil and Ecuador .

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O grandiflora alliance with O anceps, O edmundoi and O petulans. Plants within this alliance are robust and have laterally compressed stems becoming almost ancipitous.

Synonyms Octomeria xanthina Barb.Rodr. 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskeivytch and Holst 2003; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing ok;