Pleurothallis duplooyi Luer & Sayers 2001 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842

Plant and Flower

Photos by Bogarin and The Epidendra Webpage

Another Flower?

Plant and Flower? Photos courtesy of Belize Botanic Gardens and their Belize Botanic Garden Webpage

Deep shade Warm Summer

Common Name Duplooy's Pleurothallis [One of Original Collector's of Species current]

Flower Size .15" [3 mm]

Found in Belize at elevations around 760 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 2, thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single apical, suberect to prostrate, lens-shaped, elliptical, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a filiform, .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm] long, subcongested, successively few flowered inflorescence arising laterally from the ramicaul

Synonyms Anathallis duplooyi (Luer & Sayers) Luer 2009; Lankesteriana duplooyi (Luer & Sayers) Karremans 2014; Panmorphia duplooyi (Luer & Sayers) Luer 2006; Specklinia duplooyi (Luer & Sayers) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Guatemala and Belize Ames & Correl 1952; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia duplooyi; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Panmorphia duplooyi drawing good