Pleurothallis albiflora Barb.Rodr. 1891 SUBGENUS Arthrosia Luer 1986

TYPE Drawing by Cogniaux

Common Name The White Flowered Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Amazonas state of Brazil as a miniature sized, hot growing, caespitose epiphyte with erect, somewhat flexuous ramicauls carryign a single, apical, erect, rigid, slightly conduplicate to subplanate, fleshy, linear-lanceolate, nerve deeply canaliculate above, prominent beneath, minutely tridenticulate apically, slightly attenuate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on 2, much shorter than the leaf, arising through a minute spathe, few flowered inflorescence with a shorter thanthe pedicel floral bract.

Synonyms Acianthera albiflora (Barb.Rodr.) Karremans 2016; Pleurothallis barbacenensis var. albiflora (Barb.Rodr.) Pabst 1972

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Vellosia, ed. 2, 1: 116 Barb Rodr. 1891;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:425 Cogniaux 1896; Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:tab86 Cogniaux 1896 drawing fide;

Bradea 1: 189 Pabst 1972 as Pleurothallis barbacenensis var albiflora;

Harvard Pap. Bot. 21: 185 Karremans 2016 as Acianthera albiflora;