Pleurothallis baudoensis Luer & R.Escobar 1998 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859

Photo by Mark Wilson and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Full ShadeHotSpring

Common Name The Baudo Pleurothallis [A town In the Choco' of Colombia]

Flower Size .15" [3 mm]

Found in Choco' and Valle de Cauca departments of Colombia at elevations of 50 to 500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath below the middle and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coricaous, spreading, ovate, acute, cordate and sessile base leaf that blooms in the spring on a fascile of successive single flowers arising through a spathe and concealed within and has a thin tubular floral bract.

Synonyms Acronia baudoensis (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos baudoensis (Luer & R.Escobar) Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol. 21 No 1 Dodson 1998 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 drawing fide as Acronia baudoensis; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide; Orquideas de Farallones de Cali Galindo-Tarazona, Haelterman, Zuluaga Trochez and Sebastian Moreno 2020 photo fide