Pleurothallis furcatipetala Luer & Hirtz 2001 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscariae Luer 1986

Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

plant and flowers

Photo by Byron Rinke

Full shadeCoolFall

Common Name or Meaning The Bent Petal Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador and Peru? at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a lateral, ascending, elongating, successively single flowered inflorescence

CHECKED Type W3Tropicos OK

Synonyms Muscarella furcatipetala (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2006; Specklinia furcatipetala (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 photo ok; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia furcatipetala; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Muscarella furcatipetala drawing fide; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo not as Specklinia furcatipetala = P linearifolia; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Muscarella furcatipetala photo fide