Octomeria umbonulata Schltr. 1925 SECTION Planifolia

Inflorescence Photos by Luiz Filipe Varella

Flower Closeup Photo by © Wilfried Löderbusch

Part Shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Small Humped Octomeria

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in southern Brazil at elevations around 800 meters as a warm to cool growing epiphyte

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O tridentata alliance with O gracilicaulis, O juergensii, O oxichela, O pinicola, O tridentata, and O umbonulata. Plants within this alliance are under 8" [20cm] tall, have fine ramicauls and lanceolate leaves


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