Pleurothallis albopurpurea Kraenzl. 1921 SUBGENUS Pleurobotryum [Barb. Rod.] Luer 1986

Drawing by © Pabst

Collection Sheet

Collection sheet by © Kraenzlin


Drawing by © Hoehne

Common NameThe White and Purple Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Parana state of Brazil as a small sized, pendent growing, repent epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with compressed, linear, acute leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, [3.5 cm] long, simultaneously 7 flowered inflorescence without an annulus.

Synonyms Acianthera albopurpurea (Kraenzl.) Chiron & Van den Berg 2012; Pleurobotryum albopurpureum (Kraenzl.) Pabst 1952

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Ark. Bot. 16(8): 11 Kraenzl. 1921;

Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Pleurobotrium albopurpureum drawing fide;

Orquídea (Rio de Janeiro) 14: 75 Pabst 1952 as Pleurobotrium albopurpureum;

Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986

Richardiana 12: 72 Révision taxinomique du genre Acianthera (Orchidaceae, Pleurothallidinae) Chiron & Berg 2012 as Acianthera albopurpureum