Pleurothallis centenaria [Archila & Chiron] in ed.

Comparison Drawing with B: P grobyi

Drawings by Fredy Archila and Richardiana N.S. 5: 305 Archila & Chiron 2021


Common Name The Centenial Pleurothallis [refers to the anniversary of the Escuela Naecianal Central de Agricultura where the first author trained]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala in the Pacific Volcano belt at elevations around 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing creeping epiphyte with terete. thin ramicauls basally enveloped by sheaths and carrying a single,a pical, erect, pure green, obovate to narrowly obovate, concave adaxially, coriaceous, single nerved, slifghtl;y papillose along the nerve, on the abaxial surface. apically obtuse, minutely tridenticulate, median tooth inconspicuous, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late witner and early spring on a basal, pedunculate, peduncle green, rather short, 1.32" long, racemose, successively single, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Specklinia centenaria Archila & Chiron 2021

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Richardiana N.S. 5: 305 Archila & Chiron 2021 as Specklinia centenaria;