Pleurothallis acuminatipetala A.Samp. 1916 Drawing by Sampaio and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeCooltoWarm LATESpring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Acuminate Petal Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Parana Brazil at elevations of 1100 to 1400 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, acute, conduplicate, dark olive green leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a spicate, 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, to 35 quickly successive flowered inflorescence arising through a short haired spathe.

Synonyms Acianthera acuminatipetala (A.Samp.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Acianthera acuminatipetala; The Organ Mountain Range Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing ok