Octomeria sancti-angeli Kraenzl. 1911 SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae

Another Angle with leaves Photos by Luis Felipe Varela and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name Saint Angels' Octomeria

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in Rio Grande Do Sul state of Brazil at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the later winter.

Part of the SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae O sanct-angeli Alliance with O alexandri as plants that are between 3.2 to 6 [8 to 15 cm] tall, have obtuse petals and a three lobed lip


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasiliensis Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1976 drawing fide;