Pleurothallis bogarinii Pupulin & J.D. Ziga 2007 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859

Leaf and Flower

TYPE Photos by Bogarin, Used under permission of the Epidendra Website CR

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Franco Pupulin

Full Shade Hot Summer

Common Name Bogarin's Pleurothallis [Costa Rican Botanist at Lankester current]

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Limon province of Costa Rica at elevations around 400 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing, caespitose-repent epiphyte with an erect, filiform ramicaul enveloped below the middle by a single, tubular, obliquely slightly dilated apically, minutely 5 nerved, papyraceous sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, sessile, narrowly elliptic, cuneate at the base, acute, emargiante, minuitely apicaulate abaxially leaf that blooms in the summer through fall on a resting on the feal, arising through a membraneous, prostrate spathe, fascile of successively single flowered inflorescence with a tubular, tightly concealing the pedicel floral bract.and carries a non-resupinate flower.

"Similar to P scaphipetala but differs in the narrowly elliptic leaves, the ovate synsepal, the smooth concave petals and the lip that is deeply cymbiform-boat-shaped." Pupulin 2007


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ;

* Orchids, Mag. Amer. Orchid Soc. 76: No 9 690 Pupulin 2007 Drawing fide;

Lankestriana 11(3): 185-205 Bogarin 2011 Photo fide;

Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 photo fide