Pleurothallis crepiniana Cogn. 1896 Pleurothallis SUBGENUS Pleurobotryum [Barb. Rod.] Luer 1986

Another angle

Photos by Egon Krogsgaard.

Another Color Variation

Photo by Americo Docha Neto.

Common Name The Shoe-Sole Pleurothallis

Flower Size 1/5" [.5 cm]

Found in Brazil as a miniature sized epiphyte with erect, stout ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, compressed, obovate, acute leaf that is cunaete below into the petiole and blooms on a several flowered 3/4" [2 cm] long inflorescence.

Synonyms Acianthera crepiniana (Cogn.) Chiron & Van den Berg 2012 ; Pleurobotryum crepinianum (Cogn.) Hoehne 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol 3 Luer 1986 drawing fide; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera crepiana photo fide