FANDOM


Octomeria grandiflora

Octomeria grandiflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Octomeria
Species: Octmr. grandiflora
Alliance:
Binomial name
Octomeria grandiflora
Lindl. 1842


Octomeria grandiflora is a species in the Octomeria genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from fall to spring with a single 2.5 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Nicaragua, Trinidad and Tobago, French Guiana, Guyana, Surinam, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil at elevations of 100 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to warm conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Large-Flowered Octomeria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Octomeria arcuata Rolfe 1909
  2. Octomeria boliviensis Rolfe 1907
  3. Octomeria ruthiana Hoehne 1937
  4. Octomeria robusta Barb. Rodr. 1881
  5. Octomeria robusta Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881
  6. Octomeria seegeriana Kraenzl. 1892
  7. Octomeria similis Schltr. 1922
  8. Octomeria surinamensis Focke 1849

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.