Pleurothallis gutfreundii [Luer & Toscano] in ed TYPE Drawing by Luer & Toscano and The Epidendra Website


Common Name Gutfreund's Pleurothallis [Brazilian Orchid Enthusiast and Nurseryman current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil without locality as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 whitish, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, elliptic, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early summer on a fascile of a few peduncles .24 to .28" [6 to 7 mm] long, successively single, sometimes 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anathallis gutfreundii Luer & Toscano 2011

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