Pleurothallis chamelopoda Luer 1996 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Sicariae SUBSECTION Sicariae Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Creeping Foot Pleurothallis [refers to the long repent rhizome]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Cauca Colombia at elevations of 200 to 400 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with ascending-erect, slender, sharply winged towards the apex ramicauls with a thin, tubular sheath above the base and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, suberect, ellitpical, subacute, sessile base leaf that blooms in the spring on a fascile of successively single, few flowered inflorecence arising through a spathe at the base of the sessile leaf.

Synonyms Acianthera chamelopoda (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVI Luer 2004 as drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVI Luer 2004 as Acianthera chamelopoda