Pleurothallis infinita Luer 1997 publ. 1998 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscariae Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foudation at the Jany Renz herbaria Website

Common Name The Boundless Pleurothallis [refers to the limitless variations of the lip found in the P zephyrina complex]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in La Paz Bolivia at elevations around 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 1 to 2 thin tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, spreading, coriaceous, narrowly obovate, subacute, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a filiform to 2.4" [6 cm] long including the 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long peduncle, loose successively single, few flowered inflorescence with a thin floral bract.

Synonyms Muscarella infinita (Luer) Luer 2006; Specklinia infinita (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Bolivia Vol 1 Pleurothallidinae Vasquez & Ibisch 2000 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia infinita; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVIII Luer 2006 as Muscarella infinita drawing fide