Pleurothallis aveniformis Hoehne 1950 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859

Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista

Another Flower?

Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders.

Common Name The Oat-Like Pleurothallis [refers to the flower size]

Found in Brazil at elevations around 400 meters as a hot to warm growing mini-miniature sized epiphyte that blooms in the winter.

Synonyms Acianthera aveniformis (Hoehne) C.N.GonÁ. & Waechter 2004; Pabstiella aveniformis (Hoehne) Luer 2007; Specklinia aveniformis (Hoehne) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia aveniformis; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX Luer 2007 as Pabstiella aveniformis; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 as Acianthera aveniformis photo ok; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera aveniformis photo fide