Pleurothallis manausensis [Krahl , Valsko & Chiron] in ed|SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842 Photo by Valsko and Anathallis manausensis (Orchidaceae, Pleurothallidinae), a new species from the Brazilian Amazon Website


Common Name The Manaus Pleurothallis [A Brazilian City on the Amazon River]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Amazonas state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized hot growing epiphyte with erect, short ramicauls enveloped by 1 tubular sheath and carrying an erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on 1 to 3, arising from below the apex of the ramicaul, .24" [6 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, glabrous, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms *Anathallis manausensis Krahl , Valsko & Chiron 2016

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harv. Pap. Bot. 16(2): 365-3675 . Luer & Toscano 2011 as Anathallis manausensis drawing fide