Pleurothallis binotii Regel 1880 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859

Photo by Sylvio Rodrigues Pereira and the Sylvio Orquideas Website

Leaf and Inflorescence

Flower Closeup

Photos by Jay Pfahl.

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing b Cogniaux

Full shade Hot Cool LATE Summer Fall

Common Name Binot's Pleurothallis [Brazilian Orchid Grower and Collector 1800's]

Flower Size .38" [.94 cm]

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil in humid primary forests at elevations of 300 to 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped for half their lenghth by 3 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, leatheryl conduplicate, shiny olive-green, ovate, slightly recurved apically leaf that blooms in the late summer and fall on 1 to 2, 4 to 5.6 [10 to 14 cm] long, to 9 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe.

Synonyms Acianthera binotii (Regel) Pridgeon & M.W. Chase 2001; Pleurothallis ecallosa Barb.Rodr. 1881

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 7: 388 Regel 1880;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:535 Martius, Cogniaux 1896

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:tab96 Martius, Cogniaux 1896 drawing fide;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4:242 Pridgeon & M.W. Chase 2001 as Acianthera binotii;

The Organ Mountain Range Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide;

AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #12 2017 as Acianthera binotii photo fide;