Pleurothallis adventurae Karremans & Bogarín 2011 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859

Leaf and Flower Photos by © Bogarin and The Epidendra Website

Deep shade Cool

Common Name The Adventurous Pleurothallis [refers to getting to the area where the plant is found]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in wet forests at elevations around 1700 to 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, cylindrical ramicauls carrying a single, apical, ocate, acute, cordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a descending, short, successsive single flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe.

Most similar to P portillae but is also related to P diabola, P calamifolia, P osmoglossum and P sigynes


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchideen J. 18(3): 112. Karremans & Bogarín 2011 Photo/drawing fide