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 Brazil as a warm to cool growing, mat forming epiphyte with thick fleshy, v-shaped channelled dorsally, narrowly ovate to obovate, acute-mucronate leaves.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; 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