Pleurothallis calogramma Luer 2003 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859 Photo by A href=""> Pflanzen im Web DE Website.

Drawing Drawing courtesy of Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website.

Full ShadeCold Fall

Common Name The Beautiful Lined Pleurothallis [refers to the dorsal sepal]

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia on the central cordillera at elevations around 2300 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect, terete ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, spreading, coriaceous, ovate, acuminate, acute, cordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on a fascile of few single flowers arising from the base of the leaf with the peduncle concealed within a spathe.

Similar to P bivalvis but differs in the white sepals prominently striped in red-purple along the veins, the petals with the upper half red and the lower half white as well as the dark red convex lip.

Synonyms Acronia calogramma (Luer) Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos calogramma (Luer) Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia calogramma drawing fide; Orquideas del Valle de Aburra Medellin Colombia Orqidelogia 2014 photo fide