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

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Common Name The Velvety Pleurothallis [refers to the sepals]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Bahia state of Brazil at elevations around 200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, tubular sheaths and carrying an erect, coriaceous, elliptical, obtuse, contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on 1 to 2, congested, peduncle .08 to .2" [2 to 5 mm] long, racmose, .2 to .4" [.5 to 1 cm] long, successively single, 8 to 9 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Anathallis velvetina Luer & Toscano 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harv. Pap. Bot. 16(2): 367-369. Luer & Toscano 2011 as Anathallis velvetina Drawing

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