Pleurothallis dalstroemii Luer 1984 SUBGENUS Aenigma SECTION Aenigmata Luer 1986

Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Full shade ColdLATESpring Summer

Common Name or Meaning Dalstroem's Pleurothallis [Swedish Botanist Current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru in cloud forests at elevations of 2600 to 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped basally by 2, thin, loose, ribbed, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below in to the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a loose, successively 2 to 3 flowered, .8" [20 mm] long, racemose inflorescence

Synonyms Andinia dalstroemii (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Pleurothallis dalstroemii Luer 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XI Luer 1994; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Andinia dalestromii; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide as Andinia dalestromii; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Andinia dalstroemi photo fide