Pleurothallis crebrifolia (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896

Plant and Flowers Photos by Luis Filipe Varella

Type Drawing Drawing by von Martius, Eichler, Urban

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Exuberent Leafed Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Espiritu Santo and Rio de Janiero states of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cylindric ramicauls carrying a single, fleshy, oblong-elliptic, acute, imperceptively tridentate, shortly attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms on a shorter than the leaf, arising through a miniscule spathe, peduncle to .2" [5 mm] long, simultaneously 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anathallis crebrifolia (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2007; Lepanthes crebrifolia Barb.Rodr.1881; Specklinia crebrifolia (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia crebrifolia; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX Luer 2007 as Anathallis crebifolia; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castello Vol 2 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 as Anathallis crebifolia drawing/photo fide

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