Pleurothallis carrenoi Carnevali & I.Ramírez 1987 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859

Leaf and Flowers Photos by © James E. McCulloch and Species Identification Website

Full shade Warm Winter

Common Name or Meaning Carreno's Pleurothallis [Costa Rican Orchid Enthusiast and Co-collector of species current]]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Venezuela in cloud forests at elevations around 850 to 890 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a close, tubular sheath below the middle and 2 shorter others at the base and carrying a single, apical, spreading, horizontal, coriaceous, ovate, acute, sessile below into the cordate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an fascile of short, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising through a suberect, conduplicate spathe

Synonyms Acronia carrenoi [Carnevali & Ramirez] Luer 2005; Zosterophyylanthos carrenoi [Carnevali & Ramirez] Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 3 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing hmm; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 drawing fide as Acronia carenoi;