Platystele bernoullii Luer 2000 drawing by Carl Luer and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Bernoull's Platystele [Guatemalan Orchid Enthusiast and collector of species 1800's]

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in Guatemala near Mozatenanque as mini-miniature sized, epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by a tubular sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, subacute, cuneate below into the subsessile base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, subcongested, filiform, to 4.8" [12 cm] long including the .72 to 1" [1.8 to 2.5 cm] long peduncle, successively few to many flowered inflorescence arising laterally from the ramicaul with oblique acute floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XX Luer 2000 drawing fide;

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