Octomeria rubrifolia Barb.Rodr. 1877 SECTION Planifolia

Plant Drawing

Flower drawingDrawing by Barbosa Rodrigues, Courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name or Meaning The Reddish Leafed Octomeria

Flower Size

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as an epiphyte

Part of the SECTION Planifolia, O ochroleuca alliance with O estrellensis, O itatiaiae, O minuta, O ochroleuca, O rhodoglossa, O montana and O setigera. Plants in this alliance are under 2 [5 cm] in size and have long-acuminate sepals and petals.

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination so please use with caution.


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