Pleurothallis bidentula Barb.Rodr. 1881SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859

Photo A by A. Toscano de Brito, Photo B by Wade Collier

Common Name The Two Toothed Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in southeastern and southern Brazil at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm, repent growing epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each ramicaul carrying a single apical leaf that blooms on an eret, single flowered inflorescence

Often cited as a synonym of P saundersiana

Synonyms Acianthera bidentula (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Acianthera velteniana Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2013; Pleurothallis vinosa Hoehne & Schltr.1926

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Acianthera bidentula; LANKESTERIANA 15(1) Toscano & Luer 2015 as Acianthera bidentula drawing/photo fide Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera bidentula photo fide