Pleurothallis hoffmannseggiana Rchb. f. 1849 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859

Photo by Americo Docha Neto

Another View Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista.

Common Name Hoffmansegg's Pleurothallis [German Entomologist 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Brazil as a miniature sized epiphyte.

CATION Pabst has this flower above as correct and his drawing P aphtosa has the lateral sepals fused into a synsepal. They very well be synomonous with P aphthosa taking precedence.

Synonyms Acianthera hoffmannseggiana (Rchb.f.) F.Barros 2003; Humboldtia hoffmannseggiana (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Pleurothallis loefgrenii Cogn. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Vol 3 Reichenbach 1896 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Acianthera hoffmanseggiana