Pleurothallis feuilletii Luer 2004 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Longicaulae [Barb. Rodr.] Luer 1986

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

Common Name Feuillet's Pleurothallis [French Orchid Enthusiast and Collector of species]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in French Guiana without locational and elevational data as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with slender, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 1 to 2 thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, purple suffused, elliptical-ovate, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a lax, distichous, more or less flexuous, 1.4 to 1.6" [3.5 to 4 cm] long including the slender peduncle, simultaneously few flowered inflorescence with an oblique, acute, half as long as the pedicel floral bract.

Part of the Pleurothallis grobyi-picta alliance. Similar to P grobyi but differs in being a much smaller plant, a loose, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence less than 1.2" [3 cm] long, and sepals that are thickened at the slightly acuminate, sharply acute apices

Synonyms Specklinia feuilletii Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Pleurothallis subgenus Acianthera and Three Allied subgenera, A Second Century of new Species of Stelis of Ecuador, Epibator, Ophidion and Zootrophion Luer 2004

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Pleurothallis subgenus Acianthera and Three Allied subgenera, A Second Century of new Species of Stelis of Ecuador, Epibator, Ophidion and Zootrophion Luer 2004 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Pleurothallis subgenus Acianthera and Three Allied subgenera, A Second Century of new Species of Stelis of Ecuador, Epibator, Ophidion and Zootrophion Luer 2004 as Specklinia feuilletii;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Dryadella and Acronia section Macrophyllae-Fasiculatae Luer 2005 as Specklinia feuilletii;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII A Reconsideration of Masdevallia Systematics of Specklinia Luer 2006 as Specklinia feuilleti

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII A Reconsideration of Masdevallia Systematics of Specklinia Luer 2006 as Specklinia feuilletii drawing fide;

Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Specklinia feuilletii photo fide

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