Dresslerella archilae Luer & Béhar 1995 SUBGENUS Pilositas Luer 1988 Photo by © Eric Hunt and Orchid Photos Website

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Common Name Archila's Dresslerella [Guatemalan collector of species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guatemala at unspecified elevations as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with slender, prostrate ramicauls enveloped by 3 loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, horizontal, coriaceous, long-pubescent, ovate, acute, sessile base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an ascending, .08" [2 mm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with tubular, pubescent floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XII Luer 1995 drawing fide;

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