Pleurothallis burzlaffiana Luer & Sijm 2001 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842

Photo by Milan Vagner


Common Name Burzlaff's Pleurothallis [Danish cultivator of species current]]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia as a mini-miniautre sized epiphyte with stout ramicauls enveloped by a close a thin, tubular sheath and carrying a single, apical, suberect, to prone, overlapping, thickly coriaceous, elliptical, obtuse, cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the later summer on a lateral from the ramicaul, .12" [3 mm] long, sucessively single, few flowered inflorescence.

Similar species include P rabei, P jamaicensis, P dalesandroi, P sanchezii and P lewisii

Synonyms Anathallis burzlaffiana (Luer & Sijm) Luer 2009; Panmorphia burzlaffiana (Luer & Sijm) Luer 2006; Pleurothallis succuba Luer 2003; Specklinia burzlaffiana (Luer & Sijm) Luer 2004; Specklinia succuba [Luer] Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia burzlaffiana; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Panmorphia burzlaffiana drawing fide; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Anathallis burzlaffiana photo fide