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

Photo by Jay Pfahl.

Full shade Warm Cool LATE Summer Fall

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

Flower Size 3/16" [.94 cm]

Found in the Rio de Janiero area of Brazil in humid primary forests at elevations of 300 to 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, warm 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 ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm; Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol 2 Luer 1986; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Acianthera binotii; The Organ Mountain Range Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide

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