Octomeria dalstroemii Luer 2001

Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Part shade Hot Warm LATESummer Fall

Common Name Dalstroem's Octomeria [Swedish Orchid Illustrator and Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 600 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with an erect, ramicaul enveloped almost completely by tubular, tight, acute, scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, narrowly linear, obtuse leaf that blooms in the late summer and fall on a short, successively single flwoered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing/photo fide;