Pleurothallis fenestrata Barb.Rodr. 1881 SUBGENUS Acianthera [Scheidw.] Luer 1986

Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista

Drawing

Drawing by Cogniaux

Full shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Spotted Flower Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in southeastern and southern Brazil as a miniature sized, cool growing, repent epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, erect to erect-patent, apical, elliptical, acute and bidenticulate apically, profundly canaliculate base leaf that blooms in the fall on many, fasciculate, erect to subpendulous, .2 to .4" [.5 to 1 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acianthera fenestrata (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Acianthera spicata (Dutra) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Cryptophoranthus fenestratus (Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr. 1881; Cryptophoranthus fenestratus var. angustifolius Cogn. 1896; Cryptophoranthus spicatus Dutra 1933; Pleurothallis spicata (Dutra) Luer 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Gen. Spec. Orchid. 2: 80 Barb Rodr. 1881 as Crtyptophoranthus fenestratus;

* Gen. Spec. Orchid. 2: 12 Barb Rodr. 1881)

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:322 Martius, Cogniaux 1893 as Cryptophoranthus fenestratus

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:tab76 Martius, Cogniaux 1893 as Cryptophoranthus fenestratus drawing fide;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:322 Martius, Cogniaux 1893 as Cryptophoranthus fenestratus var angustifolius;

Ostenia: 172 Dutra 1933 as Cryptophoranthus spicatus

Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Cryptophoranthus fenestratus drawing ok;

Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Cryptophoranthus spicatus drawing ok;

Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Cryptophorantus fenestratus photo fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986 as P spicata;

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4:243 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001 as Acianthera fenestrata;

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4:243 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001 as Acianthera spicata;

Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 43/3 2001;

Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera fenestrata photo fide

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