Octomeria wawrae Rchb.f. ex Wawra 1888 SECTION Teritifoliae-Scirpoidae Photo by Luiz Menini Neto & Rafaela Campostrini Forzza and The Field Museum Website

Common Name Wawra's Octomeria [Czech Botanist 1800's in Brazil]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte

Part of the O gracilis Alliance with O gracilis, O saundersiana and O taracuana and is distinguished by the straight leaves and small delicate plants


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilienses Vol 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good; Lankestriana 11(3): 207 - 221 2011 Photo fide