Pleurothallis consatae Luer & R.Vásquez 1999 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 Consata Pleurothallis [A community near where the species was discovered]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in La Paz Bolivia at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ascending to erect, stout, more or less compressed and sulcate above ramicauls enveloped bya tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on a congested, distichous, .6" [1.5 cm] long including the .2" [5 mm] long peduncle, simultaneously 2 to 4 flowered inflorescencebourne at the base of the leaf with a thin minutely pubescent floral bract.

Synonyms Acianthera consatae (Luer & R.Vásquez) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Orchids of Bolivia Vol 1 Pleurothallidinae Vasquez & Ibisch 2000 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Acianthera consatae ;

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