Pleurothallis digitale Luer 1976 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Longicaulae [Barb. Rodr.] Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Finger-Like Pleurothallis [refers to the tip of the dorsal sepal]

Flower Size .12 " [3 mm]

Found in Vera Cruz and Oaxaca Mexico without elevational data as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 thin tubular sheaths and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, shiny green above, purple spotted beneath, broadly elliptical, obtuse, cuneate below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and again in the fall on a lax, distichous, flexible, flexuous, to 6" [to 15 cm] long including the 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long peduncle, successively single, several flowered inflorescence arising laterally from the ramicaul with an oblique flroal bract.

Synonyms Specklinia digitale (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez Lopez & Dressler 2005 as Specklinia digitale; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Specklinia digitalis drawing fide

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