Pleurothallis calogramma Luer 2003 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859

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Flower Close up

TYPE Drawing by Kevin Holcomb

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Photo by Sebatian Vieira and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Full ShadeCold Fall

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

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Antioquia department of 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 ; *Orquideologia Vol 22 #3 2003 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia calogramma drawing fide; Orquideas del Valle de Aburra Medellin Colombia Orqidelogia 2014 photo fide