Pleurothallis erythrogramma Luer & Carnevali 1993

SUBGENUS Acianthera 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

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