Pleurothallis annectens Luer 1977 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Acroniae SERIES Amphygiae Luer 1998 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Deep shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Linked Pleurothallis [refers to a link between Series Amphygiae and Series Acroniae]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Chiriqui Panama in cloud forests at elevations around 1700 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by a thin, tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others above the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, suberect, ovate, acute, rounded to shallowly cordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the winter on a fascile of .6 to 1" [1.5 to 2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf.

Synonyms Acronia annectens (Luer) Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Selbyana 3(3-4): 240-241, f. 221 Luer 1977 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVII Luer 1998 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia annectens;