Pleurothallis dewildei Luer & R.Escobar 1998 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciclatae Lindl. 1859 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

EARLY

Common Name Dewilde's Pleurothallis [Colombian Orchid Enthusaist current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Risaralda Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 1800 to 2200 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls with a close tubular sheath below the middle and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, horizontal, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, acuminate, cordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the spring on a fascile of msuccessively single, few flowered inflorescence arising and concealed within a spathe at the base of the leaf and has a tubular floral bract.

Synonyms Acronia dewildei (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos dewildei (Luer & R.Escobar) Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia dewildei drawing fide

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