Pleurothallis displosa Luer 1999 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Apodae-Caespitosae [Lindl.]Luer 1986 photo by Wiel Driessen

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Carl Luer

Common Name The Spread Out Pleurothallis [refers to the elongate inflorescence]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Panama at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2, thin tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, gradually narrowing below into the indistinct, subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a hoizontal to spreading, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, subcongested to lax, disheveled, successively many flowered inflorescence arising laterally from the ramicaul and with thin, tubular floral bracts..

Synonyms Sarcinula displosa (Luer) Luer 2006; Specklinia displosa (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 21 #3 2000 drawing fide;