Pleurothallis guttulata Cogn. 1896 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Apodae-Caespitosae [Lindl.]Luer 1986 Drawing by Cogniaux and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Spotted Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero Brazil

This species has often been confused with P striata but they are different. The problem arose with Barb Rodriges and his using the name Lepanthes striata as a synonym of this orchid

I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Lepanthes punctata Barb.Rodr. 1881; Lepanthes striata Barb.Rodr 1881; Pleurothallis striata (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ;

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