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

Full Shade Hot Summer

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

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 400 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing 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 fascile of successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a membraneous, prostrate spathe and carries a non-resupinate flower.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orchids, Mag. Amer. Orchid Soc. 76: No 9 690. 2007 Pupulin 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