Pleurothallis adeodata P. Ortiz, O. Pérez & E. Parra] comb novo Pfahl 2012 SUBGENUS Acianthera Photo by © Oscar Alejandro Perez Escobar

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Common Name The God-Given Pleurothallis [”in gratitude to the creator of the universe, for giving us the wisdom and ability to study the wonders of the creation” Padre Pedro Ortiz]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Valle de Cauca Colombia at elevations around 1800 meters as a small to just medium sized, cool, descending growing epiphyte with a descending, cylindric ramicaul with a cylindrical sheath at the base carrying a single apical, elliptic-lanceolate, greenish, glabrous, coriaceous, mid rib slightly impressed, acute, decurrent, cordate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on successive, racemose, 2” [5 cm] long, recumbent on the upper side of the leaf, several to 7 flowered inflorescence arising through an acute spathe and has campanulate floral bracts.

Synonyms *Acianthera adeodata P. Ortiz, O. Pérez & E. Parra 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia XXVII [1] Ortiz, Perez, Parra 2010 as Acianthera adeodata drawing/photo fide. *The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature Note #4 Pfahl 2012

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