Pleurothallis asaroides (Kraenzl.) Luer 1986 SUBGENUS Sarracenella [Luer] Luer 1986

Photo by Walter Teague

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Photo by by Julia Redman and her The Plant Geek Chronicles Orchid Website

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning The ? Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Santa Catarina state of Brazil as a warm to cool growing, mat forming epiphyte with thick fleshy, v-shaped, channelled dorsally, narrowly ovate to obovate, acute-mucronate leavesthat blooms on short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acianthera asaroides (Kraenzl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Geocalpa asaroides (Kraenzl.) Brieger 1975; Phloeophila asaroides (Kraenzl.) Garay 1974; *Physosiphon asaroides Kraenzl. 1907; Sarracenella asaroides (Kraenzl.) Luer 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Orchis 2: 16 Kraenzl. 1907 as Physosiphon asaroide;

Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Geocalpa asaroides drawing/photo/drawing not = P sarracenia;

Selbyana 5: 288 Luer 1981 as Sarcenella asaroides

* Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4:242 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001 as Acianthera asaroides;

Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42-3 pg 2624 - 2756 Brieger 2001 photo hmm;

Orchid Digest Vol 78 #4 2014 as Acianthera asaroides photo fide;

Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera asaroides photo fide

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