Pleurothallis hatschbachii Schltr. 1926 SUBGENUS Pleurobotryum [Barb. Rod.] Luer 1986

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Common Name Hatschbach's Pleurothallis [Brazilian Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]]

Found in southern Brazil and Missiones Argentina as a small sized, pendant, cool growing, repent epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to pendent, terete, acute, basally narrowing leaf that blooms in the spring on pendent, shorter to as long as the leaf, flexuous, secund, successively few, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acianthera hatschbachii (Schltr.) Chiron & Van den Berg 2012; Pleurobotryum hatschbachii (Schltr.) Hoehne 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 38 Schlechter 1926;

Bol. Mus. Nac. Rio de Janeiro 12(2): 27 Hoehne 1936 as Pleurobotrium hatschbachii;

Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Pleurobotrium hatschbachii drawing fide;

Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Pleurobotryum hatschbachii;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

Richardiana 12: 72 Révision taxinomique du genre Acianthera (Orchidaceae, Pleurothallidinae) Chiron & Berg 2012 as Acianthera hatsbachii;

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

Lankesteriana 19(3): Rudolf Schlechter’s South American orchids. II Ossenbach and Jenny 2019 as Pleurobotrium hatsbachii photo fide