Octomeria ventii H.Dietr. 2007

Photo by Julio Larramendi


Common Name Vent's Octomeria

Flower Size

Found in eastern Cuba as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul carrying a single, apical, ovate-lanceolate, acute, coriaceous leaf that blooms in the later fall and earlier winter on a basal, dense fascile, successively single to 8 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Maxillaria rufescens var. minor Fawc. & Rendle 1910; Mormolyca pudica (Carnevali & J.L.Tapia) M.A.Blanco 2007; Xanthoxerampellia minor (Fawc. & Rendle) Szlach. & Sitko 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Cuba Llamacho and Larramendi 2005 photo fide;