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

Common Name The Little Pleurothallis [refers to the diminutive size of this species]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil as a miniature sized epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying an erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a peduncle arising from near the apex of the ramicaul, .16 to .24" [4 to 6 mm] long, successively single, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Anathallis paula Luer & Toscano 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harv. Pap. Bot. 16(2): 365-366. Luer & Toscano 2011 as Anathallis paula drawing fide