Pleurothallis hymenantha Lindl. 1835

SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindl. 1859 Drawing by J . Ch. Descourtilz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria website

Common Name The Delicately Flowered Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Brazil and Cuba as a miniature epiphyte with an oval leaf with a flexuous, few flowered inflorescence arising from the base of the leaf and stem.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Humboldtia hymenantha Kuntze 1891; Pabstiella hymenantha (Lindl.) Luer 2007; Specklinia hymenantha (Lindl.) F.Barros & V.T.Rodrigues 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm; Catologo Descriptivo de Las Orquideas Cubanas Acuna 1987; Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol 3 Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX Luer 2007 as Pabstiella hymenantha

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