Pleurothallis atroglossa Loefgr. 1918 SUBGENUS Acianthera [Scheidw.] Luer 1986

Drawing by Pabst

Full shadeWarmFall

Common Name The Black Lip Pleurothallis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing caespitose epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, apical, thickly coriaceous, linear-lanceolate, canaliculate and recurved, more or less tridenticulate apically, obtuse below into the canaliculate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a shorter, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acianthera atroglossa (Loefgr.) F.Barros & L.R.S.Guim. 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 2: 54 Loefgren 1918

Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

Neodiversity 5: 27 F.Barros & L.R.S.Guim. 2010 as Acianthera atroglossa; ;