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

Photo by Milan Vagner

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

LATER

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, repent 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 with shorter than the pedicel floral bracts.

Characterized by small, thick, elliptical, overlapping leaves borne by a creeping rhizome, short, few flowered racemes, acute sepals and ciliate-pubescent petals and a lip that is suborbicular above the middle and bilobulate below the middle with a longitudinal callus." Luer 2006

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 ;

*Revista Soc. Boliv. Bot. 3: 43 Luer & Sijm. 2001;

Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Botanica 4[3]: 3-24 Luer 2003 as P succuba drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Pleurothallis subgenus Acianthera and Three Allied subgenera, A Second Century of new Species of Stelis of Ecuador, Epibator, Ophidion and Zootrophion Luer 2004 as Specklinia burzlaffiana;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Pleurothallis subgenus Acianthera and Three Allied subgenera, A Second Century of new Species of Stelis of Ecuador, Epibator, Ophidion and Zootrophion Luer 2004 as Specklinia succuba;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII A Reconsideration of Masdevallia Systematics of Specklinia Luer 2006 as Panmorphia burzlaffiana;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII A Reconsideration of Masdevallia Systematics of Specklinia Luer 2006 as Panmorphia burzlaffiana drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXX Lepanthes of Jamaica Systematics of Stelis of Ecuador 4 Luer 2009 as Anathallis burzlaffiana;

Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Anathallis burzlaffiana photo fide

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