Pleurothallis determannii Luer 1982 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Mentosae Luer 1986 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista

Plant and flower Photo by Werkhoven

Common Name Determann's Pleurothallis [American curator of the Atlanta Botanical Garden current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guyana, Surinam, Para' Brazil, Bolivia and Ecuador at elevations of 285 to 400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with stout, suberect ramcauls enveloped by a thin tubular sheath and carrying a single, apical, suberect to reclining, coriaceous, broadly elliptic, obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a suberect, short, single flowered, occasionally folled by another, inflorescence holding the flower near the leaf base with thin, tubular floral bracts..

Synonyms Anthereon determannii (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Pabstiella determannii (Luer) F.Barros 2002; Ronaldella determannii (Luer) Luer 2006; Specklinia determannii (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol III Luer 1986; Orchids of Bolivia Vol 1 Vasquez and Ibisch 2000 photo/drawing good; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Antheron determanii; Orchids of Bolivia Vol 2 Vasquez and Ibisch 2004; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia determanii Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Ronaldella determannii drawing fide