Pleurothallis lynniana [Luer] Comb. novo. Pfahl 2012

Leaf and Flower Photo by Ruud de Block

Full ShadeWinter

Common Name Lynn's Pleurothallis [O'Shaughnessy - American Pleurotallis enthusiast current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Morona-Santiago Ecuador without collection data as a small sized epiphyte with a slender, erect ramicaul with a loose sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 short sheaths at the base and carrying a single, apical, spreading, more or less horizontal, coriaceous, narrowly ovate with revolute sides, acute, deeply cordate into the sessile base leaf and blooms in the winter on a successively single flowered inflroescence arising at the base of the leaf, through a reclining, conduplicate spathe.

Synonyms *Acronia lynniana Luer 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 drawing fide as Acronia lynniana; *Internet Orchid Sp. Photo Encycl., Nomencl. Note 3a: 1 Pfahl 2012 photo fide; Orchids of Tropical America Meisel 2014 photo fide;

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