Pleurothallis dantasii [Luer, Toscano & Baptista] in ed.SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842 TYPE Drawing by Luer & Toscano and The Epidendra Website


Common Name Dantas' Pleurothallis [Brazilian Orchid collector and cultivator of species Current]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphtye with slender, ascending-erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying an erect, thickly coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a peduncle .04" [1 mm] long, rachis to .32" [8 mm] long, a successively 6- to 7-flowered infloresence.

Synonyms *Anathallis dantasii Luer, Toscano & Baptista 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harv. Pap. Bot. 16(2): 362, 364. Luer, Toscano & Baptista 2011 as Anathallis dantasii Drawing fide