Pleurothallis sansoniana [Chiron & Guiard] in ed TYPE Photo by Chiron & Guiard

Common Name Sanson's Pleurothallis [Brazilian Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil at elevations between 500 and 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, cylindric ramicauls enveloped by 4, membraneous, infundibuliform, acute, imbricating sheaths and carrying an erect, fleshy, narrowly elliptical-ovate, rounded and shortly recurved, conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms on up to 5, peduncle .28" [7 mm] long, rachis fractiflex, successively single, 7 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Anathallis sansoniana Chiron & Guiard 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 13: 214 Chiron & Guiard 2013 Anathallis sansoniana drawing fide;