Echinosepala arenicola (Carnevali & I.Ramírez) Carnevali & G.A.Romero 2008

Drawing by © Carnevali & G.A.Romero and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Sand Loving Echinosepala

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Guyana and northen Brazil as aminiature sized epiphyte with erect ramicauls envelope dby 2 to 3, tubular clsoe sheaths and carrying a single,a pical, erect, elliptic, obtuse, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Myoxanthus aspasicensis subsp. arenicola Carnevali & I.Ramírez 1993; Pleurothallis arenicola (Carnevali & I.Ramírez) Carnevali & I.Ramírez 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 as Pleurothallis arenicola drawing fide; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 photo fide