Pleurothallis bahorucensis Luer 1999 SUBGENUS Antilla Luer 2000Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Bahoruco Pleurothallis [A mountain of the Dominican Republic]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Dominican Republic at elevations around 1850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, presumably erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths below the middle and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, minutely crenulate-denticulate margined, narrowly linear-oblong, acute, narrowly cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the winter on an arching to pendent, 1.2 to 2.4" [3 to 6 cm] long, including the slender peduncle ,4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, lax, distichous, flexuous, successively several flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf and has oblique, dilated, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms Antilla bahorucensis (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XX Luer 2000 Drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVI Luer 2004 as Antilla bahorucensis; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014

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