Pleurothallis cordilabia Pabst 1972 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Effusae Lindl. 1842 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista photo by Maria Rita Cabral and Orchidstudium

Common Name The Heart Shaped Lip Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil in humid cloud forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, light green, narrowly lanceolate, conduplicate, attenuate below into the subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a 1.2" [3 cm] long, successively single to 5 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe

Synonyms Pabstiella cordilabia (Pabst) Luer 2007; Specklinia cordilabia (Pabst) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia cordilabia; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX Luer 2007 as Pabstiella cordilabia; The Organ Mountain Range Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide

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