Pleurothallis erythrogramma Luer & Carnevali 1993

SUBGENUS Acianthera Photo by Ron Parsons

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Red Lined Pleurothallis [refers to the stripes on the synsepal]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in eastern Ecuador and northern Peru at elevations around 450 to 650 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect, sharply 3 winged, thickening towards the apex ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 thin, tubular sheaths at the base and carrying a single, spreading, coriaceous, broadly elliptical to suborbicular, obtuse, cordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the winter and summer on a fascile of short, successive, single flowered inflorescence arising through a broad spathe at the leaf base .

Synonyms Acianthera erythrogramma (Luer & Carnevali) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Acianthera erythrogramma; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera erythrogramma photo fide