Octomeria recchiana Hoehne 1928 SECTION Planifolia Photo and awarded plant courtesy of Raymond Gabaldon.


Common Name Recchi's Octomeria

Flower Size

Found in Sao Paulo Brazil

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O diaphana alliance with O bidentata, O chloidophylla, O crassilabia, O albopurpurea, O diaphana, O glazioviana and O reitzii. Plants in this alliance are medium to large sized but always have thin ramicauls with loose sheaths and carry thin coriaceous, flexible leaves that narrow at the base into a .4 [1 cm] long, petiole. The sepals and petals of the flowers are acute to acuminate.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconographia de Orchidaeceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing Orchidaceae Brasilienses Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975as O rechiana sic drawing fide to drawing