Pleurothallis davisii Luer & Endara 2007

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Full shade Warm LATE Spring

Common Name Davis's Pleurothallis [American E W Davis collector of the species]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Napo province of Ecuador at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing, caespitose epiphyte with erect, very slender, with a close, tubular sheath about the middle third and another at the base and carrying single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect, arising through a spathe near the apex of the ramicaul, peduncle .4" [1 cm] long, rachis 1.6 to 3" [4 to 7.5 cm] long, simultaneously multiflowered inflorescence with oblique as long as to longer than the ovary floral bracts.

"Characterized by a small, caespitose habit, acute, ovate, petiolate leaves a longer, congested, many flowered raceme of small, bilabiate flowers, a concave dorsla sepal and synsepal and broadly obovate, feature-less petals and lip." Luer 2007

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX A Third Century of Stelis In Ecuador Systematics of Apoda-Prorepentia Luer 2007;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX A Third Century of Stelis In Ecuador Systematics of Apoda-Prorepentia Luer 2007 drawing fide

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