Octomeria dalstroemii Luer 2001 Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Part shade Hot Warm

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, apcail, narrowly linaeer, obtuse leaf that blooms on a short, successively single flwoered inflorescence.

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

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