Pleurothallis corynetes Luer & R.Vásquez 1980 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscariae Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Club Bearing Pleurothallis [refers to the clubbed apex of the lip]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Bolivia at elevations around 2450 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped 2 thin tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute to subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later summer on an erect, flexible, flexuous, looose, 3.2"+" [8 cm+] long, including the .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long peduncle, successively single, several flowered inflorescence arising laterally from the ramicaul.

Synonyms Muscarella corynetes (Luer & R.Vásquez) Luer 2006; Specklinia corynetes (Luer & R.Vásquez) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum III Luer 1986; Orchids of Bolivia Vol 1 Pleurothallidinae Vasquez & Ibisch 2000; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVIII Luer 2006 as Muscarella corynetes drawing fide;