Pleurothallis ciliolata Schltr. 1926 No Photo

Common Name The Lashed Pleurothallis

Flower Size 1.44" [3.6 cm]

Found in Surinam, Fr Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Brazil at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing epiphyte

CAUTION Many references put this species as a synonym of P funerea but Kew has it separate, I await better references.

Synonyms Anathallis ciliolata (Schltr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Panmorphia ciliolata (Schltr.) Luer 2006; Pleurothallis curitybensis Schltr. ex Mansf. 1930; Specklinia ciliolata (Schltr.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 2 1970; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 2 1970 as Pleurothallis curitybensis; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 4 Dunsterville & Garay 1972 not = P funerea; Orchids of Venezuela an Illustrated Field Guide Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing not = P funerea; Orchids of Bolivia Vol 1 Pleurothallidinae Vasquez & Ibisch 2000 Icones Pleurothalldinarum XXVI 2004 as Specklinia ciliolata; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVIII Luer 2006 as Panmorphia ciliolata