Pleurothallis henniae Luer & Dalström 1996 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Macrophyllae-Racemosae [Lindl] Luer 1986 Photo by © Sebastian Vieira and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common NameHenni's Pleurothallis [Director of Stockholm Botanical Garden and Cocollector of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Imbabura Ecuador in wet forests at elevations around 1850 to 2150 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls with a close fitting sheath below the middle and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, narrowly cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on 1 to 3, pendent, 3.2 to 4.4 [8 to 1 cm] long including the .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long peduncle, loosely several flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf and has a infundibular floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide;