Octomeria warmingii Rchb.f. 1881 SECTION Planifolia Photo by © Marcelo Rodrigues Miranda

Plant and Flower in situ Minas GeraisPhoto by © Paulo Noronha and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name Warming’s Octomeria [Danish Plant Collector in Brazil 1800’s]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O pusilla alliance with O concolor, O cordilabia, O micrantha, O pusilla, O sagittata, O stellaris and O warmingii. Plants in this alliance are less than 4” [10 cm] tall and have thin ramicauls and lanceolate to oblong-elliptic leaves.


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