Octomeria concolor Barb. Rodr. 1881 SECTION Planifolia Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Plant and Flowers Photo by Eric Hunt, plant grown by OrchidMania.

Common Name The Single-Colored Octomeria

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Bolivia adn southern and southeastern Brazil as an epiphyte

Flowers in an axillary cluster nestled in close to the base of the leaf best grown in small pots and a finer media.

Part of the SECTION Planifolia O pusilla alliance with 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