Pleurothallis cryptantha Barb.Rodr.1877 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Cryptophoranthae Luer 1986 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Original Drawing Drawing by Barbosa Rodrigues, Courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name or Meaning The Hidden Pleurothallis [refers to the flower]

Flower Size

Found in southeastern & southern Brazil

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Acianthera cryptantha (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Acianthera juergensii (Schltr.) F.Barros 2002; Acianthera neojuergensii (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Cryptophoranthus cryptanthus (Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr. 1881; Cryptophoranthus cryptanthus var. grandiflorus Cogn. 1896; Cryptophoranthus juergensii Schltr. 1925; Phloeophila cryptantha (Barb.Rodr.) Garay 1974; Pleurothallis neojuergensii Luer 1986;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Cryptophoranthus cryptanthus; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Cryptophoranthus cryptanthus drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986 as P neojuergensii; as Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Acianthera neojuergensii;