Pleurothallis hintonii L.O.Williams 1940 SUBGENUS Kraenzlinella [Kuntze] Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name Hinton's Pleurothallis [American Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guerrero Mexico in oak forests at elevations around 1500 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect to suberect, stout ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, fusiform-ovoid, semiterete, acute, sessile base leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on a loose, secund, 4 to 7.2" [10 to 18 cm] long including the 3.2 to 4" [8 to 10 cm] long, few bracted peduncle, successively several flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the apex of the ramicaul and has a infundibular floral bract.

Synonyms Kraenzlinella hintonii (L.O.Williams) Solano 2002 publ. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XI Luer 1994 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Kraenzlinella hintonii; Algunas Orquideas de Mexico Tomo 1 Suarez 2013 as Kraenzlinella hintonii photo fide