Pleurothallis dejavu Luer & Hirtz 1988 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859

Flower & Leaf

Photos by Patrick & Martine Cloes and their Pleurothallid Webpage

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Common Name The Been There Before Not Pleurothallis

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Imbabura province of Ecuador at elevations around 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing, caespitose epiphyte with slender, erect, terete ramicauls with a few close, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, spreading, coriaceous, ovate, acute, shortly acuminate, basally cordate and sessile leaf that blooms in the winter on a suberect, arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf, .6 to .8" [1.6 to 2 cm] long, fascile of successively single flowered inflorescence with a much shorter than the pedicel floral bract.

"Similar to the multiflowered P rowleei but distinguished by its single flowers." Luer 2005

Synonyms Acronia dejavu (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos dejavu (Luer & Hirtz) Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Lindleyana 3: 140 Luer 1988 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Systematics of Dryadella Systematics of Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Luer 2005 as Acronia dejavu;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Systematics of Dryadella Systematics of Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Luer 2005 as Acronia dejavu drawing fide

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