Pleurothallis andreae Mark Wilson, B.T.Larsen & J.Portilla 2017 SECTION Ancipita Photo by Ecuagenera and their Orchid Website

Part Shade Cold Winter Spring

Common Name Andrea's Pleurothallis [Andrea Nissen Colombian Nurserywoman current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador on the western slope of the Andes at elevations of 1900 to 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender, provided with a single, papery, basal sheath, sharply ancipitous ramicaul carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, ovate, acute, cuneate, sessile, entire, coriaceous leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a fascile of solitary, successive flowers arosong through a reclining spathaceous bract at the base of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *LANKESTERIANA 17(2): 165—191. Wilson, Dupree, Driessen, Bruno T. Larsen, Armin Löckher, Niessen, José Portilla, Guerrero, Andres, Suarez, Tobar-Suárez 2017 photo/drawing fide;