Pleurothallis cachensis Ames 1923 SUBGENUS Unguella Luer 2004 Photo by Fernandez and Epidendra Orchid Website

Full shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Cachi Pleurothallis [An Area of Costa Rica]

Flower Size .2 [5 mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations of 1150 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by an elongate, scarious sheath below the middle and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear-oblong leaf that blooms on a 1.6" [4 cm] long, much shorter than the leaf, to 18 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe and has infundibuliform, dilated upward floral bracts.

Synonyms Unguella cachensis (Ames) Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Schedul. Orch. 4: 17. 1923 Ames Drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Unguella cachensis;

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