Pleurothallis biriricensis [Chiron & Xim.Bols.] comb novo Pfahl 2013 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Effusae Lindl. 1842

Plant and Flower Photos by Chiron & Xim.Bols. and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Biriricas Pleurothallis [An area of Espiritu Santo Brazil]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo Brazil at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with cylindrical ramicauls carrying a single, elliptical-subspatulate, acute, minutely tridenticulate apically, attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, filiform, to 3" [7.5 cm] long, fractiflex, few flowered inflorescence arising through a small spathe at the base of the leaf with a short, amplexicaule, acute floral bract

Synonyms *Pabstiella biriricensis Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Richardiana 11(1): 29-31. Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2010 as Pabstiella biriricensis drawing/photo fide

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