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

Photo by Americo Docha Neto courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista.

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 I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution [The photo above is also used for P aphtosa and the references are unclear as to which species is represented by this orchid, Papst has this as correct and P aphtosa has the lateral sepasl as a synsepal.

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

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