Pleurothallis carnosa Braid 1924 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciclatae Lindl. 1859 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Fleshy Pleurothallis [refers to the column]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Valle de Cauca Colombia at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath near the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, ovate, subacute to obtuse leaf that blooms in the fall on a successively single flowered inflorescence with a tubular floral bract.

Synonyms Acronia carnosa (Braid) Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos carnosus (Braid) Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVII 2005 as Acronia carnosa drawing fide;

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