Pleurothallis dueteroklingelfusii [Luer & Toscano] in ed

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Luiz Felipe Varella and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name The Second Klingelfus' Pleurothallis [Brazilian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .4 [1 cm]

Found in Santa Catarina state of Brazil at elevations of 300 to 500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with erect, stout ramicauls enveloped by a loose tubular sheath below the middle and another at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early winter on a from near the apex of the ramicaul, peduncle .8 to 1.2 [2 to 3 cm] long, 5.2 [13 cm] long overall, loose, simultaneously to 12 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the pedicel floral bracts.

"This species of Pleurothallis is distinguished by yellow, long-attenuate sepals, and apiculate petals with dark purple filling the middle two thirds. The dark purple, simple, oblong lip is unique with a pair of long-ciliate-villous crests below the middle."

Synonyms *Anathallis klingelfusii Luer & Toscano 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harvard Papers in Botany, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 307315 2012 MISCELLANEOUS NEW SPECIES IN THE PLEUROTHALLIDINAE (ORCHIDACEAE) FROM BRAZIL Carlyle A. Luer1 and A. L. V. Toscano de Brito drawing fide; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Anathallis klingelfusii photo fide