Pleurothallis fornograndensis [L.Kollmann & A.P.Fontana] comb. novo. Pfahl 2013

SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Sicariae SUBSECTION Pectinatae Luer 1986 Drawing by L.Kollmann & A.P.Fontana and Bol. Mus. Biol. Prof. Mello-Leitão, Nova Sér. 20: 27 2007

Common Name The Forno Grande Pleurothallis [A Park in Espiritu Santo ] `mm]

Found in Espirito Santo Brazil on rocks in full sun as a small sized, warm to cool growing rupicolus orchid with erect, ramicauls enveloped below by 2 to 3, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, horizontal to descending, yellow green, conduplicate, elliptical, acute, cordate below into the elongate petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a descending, [1.5 to 2.5 cm] long, 3 to 4 flowered inflorecsnce with a tubular, yellow green floral bract .

Synonyms *Acianthera fornograndensis L.Kollmann & A.P.Fontana 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ; Bol. Mus. Biol. Prof. Mello-Leitão, Nova Sér. 20: 27 2007 as Acianthera fornograndensis drawing fide

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