Pleurothallis conformalis Luer & Dalström 2003 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciclatae Lindl. 1859 TYPE Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Conforming Pleurothallis [refers to its similarity to many others]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Imbabura province of Ecuador at elevations around 1800 to 1900 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect, terete ramicauls with a tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrolwy ovate, acute rounded below into the sessile bse leaf that blooms in the winter on a .24 to .28" [6 to 7 mm] long, successively single few flowered inflorescence arising through and concealed by a reclining spathe at the base of the leaf and carrying red-brown flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; *Orquideología Vol 22 #3 pg 259-261, 282. Luer & Dalstrom 2003 drawing fide