Pleurothallis clavigera Luer 1977 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscariae Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Club Bearing Pleurothallis [refers to the sepals]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Ecuador without location as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls with 2 thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, erect, narrowly obovate, subacute, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a fascile of filamentous 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, successive single flowered inflorescence arising laterally from the ramicaul.

Synonyms Muscarella clavigera (Luer) Luer 2006; Specklinia clavigera (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 217 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVIII Luer 2006 as Muscarella clavigera drawing fide;

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