Platystele dodsonii Luer 1979Photo by Alexander Hirtz

TYPE Drawing TYPE drawing by Carl Luer and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade coldLATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name Dodson's Platystele [American Botanist in Ecuador current]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Zamora Chinchipe province Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations around 2800 meters as a cold growing epiphyte.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol VIII Systematics of Lepanthopsis, Restrepiella, Restrpiopsis, Salpistele and Teagueia Luer & Hirtz 1991 pg 147 drawing fide; : Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 drawing/photo fide;